The Obit For Bob Repass

Bob Repass

The Wethersfield Post

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.