|Birth: ||Dec. 14, 1931|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Feb. 18, 2012|
Robert John Biscoe, of Newtown, 80 years young, passed away Saturday evening, February 18th, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born on December 14th, 1931 in Astoria, New York, son of the late John and Helen Biscoe. He graduated from Stamford High School in 1949 where he met his sweetheart wife, Joyce Eleanor Sikora. They were married on January 26th, 1952. He then served in the United States Army during the years of 1952 through 1954 as a great cook. After getting married they first lived in Stamford, Connecticut. While Bob was in the Army, they lived in Louisville, Kentucky. After serving in the Army, they relocated to Danbury, Connecticut where they started their family. They had three children, Robert Edward, Bruce Stephen and Barbara Ann who were their pride and joy. They relocated to Newtown in 1970 where they watched their beautiful children grow up. During the first half of his working career, he was employed by E Paul Kovacs of Danbury. He was a well respected heavy equipment operator and was a member of Local 478 Operating Engineers. In 1979, Bob and his son Bruce formed Biscoe Excavating LLC. For the next 28 years they built dozens of roads and did site work for hundreds of new homes in the Newtown area. He loved to move dirt and drive his green dump trucks and operate the excavating machines. His equipment was always immaculate. His other passion in life was restoring and collecting old antique cars. He would spend hours working on them in his beloved garage. You would never catch Bob without wearing one of his favorite hats which his grandchildren gave him. His three children then went on to give him twelve beautiful and loving grandchildren. His son Rob resides in Cary, NC with his wife Charlotte (Titus) and their two children. His son, Bruce resides in Newtown with his wife Linda (Tichey) and their four children. His daughter, Barbara Tzepos resides in Middlebury with her husband George and their six children. Pop-Pops/Grandpa loved his grandchildren and adored each and every one of them. He is also survived by his sister, Shirley Forte of Watertown and nephew, Frank. Bob and Joy just celebrated their 60th Anniversary in January with their loving family. Joy was a devoted wife to Bob during his years of illness. Her constant care for him showed the devotion and love they shared for one another during their marriage and was admired by all! The family would like to thank Dr. Ken Pellegrino, Danbury Hospital staff, Dr. Vincent Rella and the wonderful caring staff of Praxair Cancer Center during his final years. Friends may call Wednesday, February 22nd, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main Street in Newtown. A Mass of ChristianBurial will be celebrated on Thursday, February 23rd at 11 a.m. meeting directly at St. Rose of Lima Church, 46 Church Hill Road in Newtown. Interment will follow at the Resurrection Cemetery, Newtown. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in honor of Bruce Biscoe to the ALS Association, Connecticut Chapter at4 Oxford Road, Unit D4, Milford, CT 06460.
Bruce Stephen Biscoe (1959 - 2013)*
Created by: Gary Boughton
Record added: Feb 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85226071