Robert G. Tanneberger

Robert “Bob” Tanneberger, 88, of Hingham, MA formerly of Ridgefield, husband of Gertrude “Trudy” Tanneberger, died on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.  Bob was a longtime resident of Ridgefield, CT before moving to Hingham 11 years ago. In his early years, he proudly served in the U.S. Army in Europe toward the end of WWII. He graduated from Queens College and went on to work for IBM in corporate services for over 35 years. In Ridgefield, Bob was an active volunteer including time spent with FISH, driving the elderly to necessary appointments, and the Dorothy Day House of Hospitality in the soup kitchen. He was also an Assistant Den Master with the Cub Scouts. Bob was an avid sports fan, playing, watching and coaching sports throughout the years. He will be dearly missed.

In addition to his wife Trudy of 62 years, Bob was the devoted father of Stephen and his wife Dorothy of Danbury, CT, Joseph and his wife Mary of Charlotte, NC and Michael and his wife Debra of St. Albans, VT. Cherished “Grandpa” of Peter, Andrew, William and Jordan. Loving son of the late Frank and Lillian Tanneberger and brother of the late Dr. Frank Tanneberger.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. in Sacred Heart Church, 30 Church St., Redding, CT 06896.

Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Ridgefield with military honors. 

The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield on Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

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