Torrington- Robert C. Niver, 69, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at home. He was the husband of the late Theresa (Wetmore) Niver.
Robert was born in Bay St. Louis, MS, on May 27, 1950, son of Barbara (Strandberg) Niver of Hartford and the late Edward Niver, and had been a Torrington resident for the past 45 years. He was a member and past President of the Veneta Society and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and the outdoors.
Survivors include two sons, Timathy J. Niver and his partner Diane Fox and Kevin D.A. Niver and his wife Melissa, all of Torrington; two grandchildren, Kaleb and Seirra Niver; two step-grandchildren, Jason and Brianna Flewelling; a brother, Anthony Niver of Hartford; a sister, Sandra Niver of NC; and several nieces and nephews. Robert was predeceased by a brother, Wayne Niver.
A tentative date for friends to call will be Saturday, May 2, 2020 from 1:00 to 3:00p.m. at Gleeson-Ryan Funeral Home, 258 Prospect St., Torrington. Please note that this date may change if the State of Connecticut’s ban on gatherings of more than 10 people has not been lifted. Burial in Hillside Cemetery, Torrington, will be private.
At the request of the family, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
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