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Richard "Rit" Meyer

October 12, 1958 ~ July 12, 2021 (age 62)


Richard “Rit” Meyer, 62, of Waterbury and formerly of Southington, passed away at home on Monday, July 12, 2021. He was the loving husband of Linda (Sokolowski) Meyer for over 42 years.

He was born on October 12, 1958 in Hartford, son of the late Edward and Abigail (Turner) Meyer. He formerly worked at Bruce Manufacturing as a Maintenance Forman for over 25 years. In his spare time, Rit loved to golf, go to car races and travel with his wife.

Besides his wife Linda, Rit is survived by his children Matthew R. Meyer and fiancé Mandy Earl of Rochester, NY, Daniel F. Meyer of New Britain and his girlfriend Brittany Nazario, Jennifer C. Meyer and fiancé Allen Steimling and their daughter Ainsley of Middletown and Joshua Meyer and fiancé Jessica Brogan of Southington and an aunt Dr. Faith Meyer of Booth Bay Harbor, ME.  Rit will be missed by his adoring pets Marley, Bandit, Wee Kat and Jeter.

All services are private and at the convenience of the family. Prospect Memorial Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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