Obituary for Publication:
Sunday, March 13, 2016
Robert “Capt. Bob” W. Berglund, 89, died peacefully on March 10, 2016, with his loved ones by his side. A proud lifelong resident of West Hartford, he spent his summers at his beach house in his favorite place, Old Saybrook, where he enjoyed his Great Hammock Beach family that he loved so much. He served in the Navy during WWII and was a lifelong member of the American Legion and Masonic Lodge. Capt. Predeceased by his wife Peggy Berglund, he leaves behind his loving family including his daughter Barbara Rugar and her husband Gregory, two granddaughters, Rebecca and Megan all of Berlin, his loving niece Mary Jane Hollmann of Vernon and her family, and his loving nephew Mark and Laureen Berglund of North Kingston, R.I. and their family. A special thanks to his neighbors and numerous friends that played such an important part in his life. He always had a good story to share and everyone loved him, and will be truly missed, but never forgotten. He is in our hearts forever. A private remembrance ceremony will be held for family and friends at a later date.