June 23, 1939 - November 27, 2018
Obituaries » Robert J. Pirie
Robert James Pirie, 79, passed away on Nov. 27, 2018. Robert was born June 23, 1939, in Barre, VT, to Gordon and Olive (Menard) Pirie. He resided in Torrington for the past 15 years. Prior to that, he lived in Loxahatchee, FL, and in Watertown, CT. While residing in Watertown, he served in the Volunteer Fire Department for many years. Robert married Gwendolyn (Churchill) in 1959, and they had four children. Robert is survived by his sons Jonathan and wife Lucille, of Morenci, AZ, Robert J. and wife Donna, of Watertown, Randy and wife Renée, of Torrington; a daughter, Tammy Gousby, of Knoxville, TN; his sister, Margaret Clark, of VT; and seven grandchildren. He touched the lives of everyone he met in a positive way with his humor and kind words.