The Obit For Bob Repass
January 19, 2006
Robert "Spike" Repass, 88, of Wethersfield, died on Tuesday,
January 17, 2006, with his family by his side.
Mr. Repass was the beloved husband of Genevieve (Ziemba) Repass. They
had been married for 64 years.
Mr. Repass was raised in the south end of Hartford and graduated from
Bulkeley High School in 1935.
An exceptional athlete, he was drafted to play professional baseball
for the St. Louis Cardinals, and went on to play for the Washington
Senators and the Baltimore Orioles.
During World War II he served overseas with the U.S. Army.
For many years, he worked as a steamfitter with the Plumbers and Pipe
Fitters Local 777.
After retiring as a steamfitter, he went on to be the Pro-Manager at
the former Edgewood Country Club in Cromwell.
One of his greatest joys later in life was attending Mass at Holy Trinity
Church in Hartford.