Obituary of Robert J. Bezila
Robert J. Bezila ("Bob"), a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, passed away on December 24, 2023.
Born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania on November 10, 1942, to Emory J. Sr. and Susan (Pazin) Bezila, Bob's life was filled with adventure, laughter, and a passion for connection. He was a star athlete in his hometown, leaving his mark on the football field before heading south to play for Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. His athletic spirit stayed with him throughout his life, transitioning into a love for golf and a fervent support of UCONN sports.
Beyond the playing field, Bob's greatest talent was his ability to build friendships. His warm smile and infectious humor drew people in, creating a network of loved ones that spanned generations and communities. He was most recently a resident of Covenant Living in Cromwell, Connecticut, after living for more than 30 years in Glastonbury.