SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Robert J. Sobin, 80, passed away Aug. 28, 2018 at the Springfield Health & Rehab Center in Springfield, Vt. He was born Nov. 25, 1937 in Derby, Conn., the son of John and Mary (Thomas) Sobin. He received his education in Connecticut. He was employed for many years as a lath operator with Manger Die Casting in Derby, Conn.
On May 8, 1965, he married Beverly Lunn in Sheldon, Conn.
He was an umpire for little league baseball in Ansonia, Conn. for many years, and also a coach for little league baseball and basketball in Ansonia for many years.
Robert lived most of his life in Connecticut, retiring to Vermont several years ago.
He is survived by his wife Beverly of Springfield, Vt.; one son Michael Sobin, of Meriden, Conn.; one daughter Lori Grinsted, of Ansonia, Conn.; one grandson Christopher; and one sister Andrea Clark of Mundelein, Ill.
A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield, Vt. assisted with arrangements.