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Robert Joseph Sexton

September 8, 1928 April 27, 2019
Robert Joseph Sexton
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Robert Joseph (nee Kostelnik) Sexton, widely known as Bobby, transitioned at 90 on April 27, 2019 at The Wellington Assisted Living Facility in Conroe, TX. Born to Stephen and Elizabeth (Finnegan) Kostelnik in Stratford, CT. After graduating from Stratford High School in 1945, he served during WW II in the US Navy aboard the Escort Carrier Mindoro (CVE-120). Upon discharge he earned a BA in accounting at the University of Bridgeport, and later his MBA. His career as an accountant and corporate comptroller provided opportunities to live in CT, FL, TX, AZ, and retired in St. Petersburg, FL for over 30 years.
His passion was playing pinochle with family and friends and he thoroughly enjoyed sailing his boat, the Puffin.
Robert is preceded in death by his first wife of 30 years and mother of his children, Daphne (Newland) Sexton, four sisters Ruth, Ethel, Jean, Theresa, and a niece Marilyn. He is survived by his children Raymond (Kris) Sexton, Christine Burkes, and Gregory (Tracy), three grandsons Daniel (Laura) Burkes, Renard (Mai) Sexton and Stephen Sexton, Goddaughter Lucy Adelizzi, second wife, Judy (Layton) Sexton along with many cherished nieces and nephews and friends.
Funeral will be held at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Conroe TX on May 15, 2019 at 10:00 AM. Internment at 2:00 PM at Houston National Cemetery.


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Funeral

Wednesday

15

May

10:00 AM 5/15/2019 10:00:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church

109 N Frazier St.
Conroe, TX 77301

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
109 N Frazier St. Conroe 77301 TX
United States

Burial

Wednesday

15

May

2:00 PM 5/15/2019 2:00:00 PM
Houston National Cemetery

10410 Veterans Memorial Dr.
Houston, TX 77038

Houston National Cemetery
10410 Veterans Memorial Dr. Houston 77038 TX
United States
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