Robert P. Zatulskis died peacefully December 29, 2011 at the VAMC in West Haven.
He was the son of the late Joseph and Viola Zatulskis. Bob was raised in West Haven and graduated from West Haven High School. He was a U. S. Navy veteran serving on the USS Ingersoll during the Vietnam War. Following his military service, he returned to Avco in Stratford as a machinist. He was a NASCAR enthusiast, loved building model airplanes and destroyers, fishing, gardening and playing setback.
He was a faithful brother, a giving person and enjoyed the simple pleasures in life. He would spend countless hours working together with family and friends on their home projects. Bob's great nieces and nephews-Emily, Arielle, Grace, Devon, Wade, Joshua, Zachary and A. J. used to call him "Bobo".
He will be greatly missed by his family, his brother George Zatulskis and wife Patricia of Branford, his sister Barbara Oemcke of Unionville, his niece Barbara Oemcke and nephews-William Zatulskis and wife Marsha, Roy Oemcke and wife Laura, Rob Zatulskis and wife Karen, Frank Oemcke, Peter Zatulskis and friend Mary and Bob's longtime friend Patricia Gordino.
Funeral services are private at the convenience of his family.
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