On July 20, 2020 we are broken hearted to announce that our beloved Robin J. Luce has made his final flight to the Heavens! Robin rested comfortable with his daughter Gisele and his “Linda, Linda” the love of his life by his side until his fight to live was overcame! Born on the first day of spring March 20, 1953 to the late Charles and Ruby Luce of Manchester and later on in Tolland!
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As a young man Robin worked by is fathers’ side at a family owned gas station for many years! He admired his father Charlie and was proud sharing some of the same accomplishments such as being a Mason. Robin has many hobbies, he loved being a pilot and flying to places such as New Hampshire with Linda Converse on a Sunday just to enjoy a lobster roll and a cup of coffee! He loved auto body work restoring many cars including a Pontiac GTO 1967, a 1955 Thunderbird and a 1956 Thunderbird one of which was previously his fathers! Robin was so proud showing off his work at car shows winning many trophies!
Robin was a caring, loving, kind people person! Robin leaves behind his daughter Gisele Luce her husband Joe and son Brendan Luce! Robin was also able to have one last memorable visit with his grandchildren Patrick and Sierra Luce! He leaves behind his closet Brother Charles Luce (wife) Judy Luce his sweetest mother in law, Helen Converse (Sister-in-law’s) Sue Luce, and Linda Luce! Many nieces and nephews! Robin was predeceased by his brothers Ray Luce, James Luce and his sister Donna Gottier.
In addition to his family, He leaves his Star Hardware family of 9 years! He will also be missed by His purrr kitties Puddy, Pixie and Piper!
A special thank you to his loyal friends; Jimmy Morrison + Marsha, John Cormier + Sharon, The Waterhouse family, and many others. To all the staff at St. Francis and Yale New Haven, thank you for taking special care.
Robins memories, funny stories, kindness, and love will be cherished and will live on with all those who had the opportunity to be a part of his journey! In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Robins name to a charity of your choice. Relatives and friends may join the family on Monday, July 27, 2020 between 5pm-7pm at the Tolland Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Merrow Road, Tolland. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. For online condolences please visit www.pietrasfuneralhome.com.