Robert Halligan Obituary

Robert  Bob  Halligan
Robert Bob Halligan

October 13, 1945 - July 29, 2019
Born in Southhampton, NY
Resided in Quaker HIll, CT


Bob was the son of the late Charles T. Halligan and Virginia (Larson) Halligan of Noank, Connecticut.

He was born in Southhampton, New York and was raised in Noank, at 7 Spicer Ave. He graduated in 1963 from Fitch Senior High School. During the Vietnam era, he joined the Air Force where he began his certified training as a firefighter. Following discharge from the Air Force, Bob worked as a firefighter with the Poquonnock Bridge Fire District (PBFD) until his retirement from the fire service in 1996. At the fire station, he liked to play practical jokes and was affectionately nicknamed “Crazy Bob”. Bob worked for Hewes Sweet Oil Company and McCarthy Oil Company during and after his retirement from the fire service. He was also a commercial lobsterman.

Bob enjoyed growing up in Noank rowing in Beebe Cove learning his boating skills, starting the junior firefighter program at Noank fire station, working at Coon service station and spending his money he earned with his paper route at the popular Carson’s store.

Besides his wife, Gerry Mulholland, he leaves his sister, Kathleen (Halligan) Niece. He leaves many nieces and nephews, as well as many, many friends who he cared for dearly. His sister Margo (Halligan) Couch, brothers Victor and Martin Halligan predecease him.

Family and friends are invited to a celebration of his life reception from 12- 3pm at Langley’s restaurant in Waterford, Ct on Saturday, August 24th, 2019.

Please make memorial donations to Noank Fire Department, 10 Ward Ave, PO Box 9493, Noank, Ct 06340 or a charity of your choosing.

Please visit to sign his online quest book.




Celebration Of Life Gathering
Lamphere Rd
Waterford, CT US 06385
Saturday, August 24, 2019
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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