Robert A. Liedlich, 78, passed away peacefully with his daughter, Tina, by his side on Thursday, December 7, 2023 at the VITAS Inpatient Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital.  He was the loving husband of the late Kathleen A. (DiChiara) Liedlich who passed away in 2015.

Robert was born in Waterbury on April 24, 1945, the son of the late Theodore and Pauline (Lingis) Liedlich.  He was a graduate of Croft High School.  He served his country honorably in the United States Coast Guard during the Vietnam era serving aboard the USCGC Evergreen (W295) and Casco-class cutter (W370).  Robert worked as a lineman for S.N.E.T. for over forty years until his retirement.  He enjoyed reading, target shooting competitions, motorcycles and muscle cars, car cruises and going to cars shows.  He was a member of both the Brass City Cruisers and the Oil Can Boys.

Robert leaves his daughter, Tina M. Liedlich and her boyfriend, Karl Jensen, of Waterbury, his girlfriend, Patti Stankevicius of Wolcott, a brother-in-law, Michael A. DiChiara of Wolcott, a sister-in-law, Diana T. Benson and her husband, Gary, of Meriden and several nieces, nephews and cousins.   

Arrangements:  A funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 12, 2023 at Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home, 430 Chase Parkway, Waterbury.  Burial with full military honors will follow at All Saints Cemetery, Waterbury.  Calling hours for Robert will be held Monday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.