Oct 242017

Robert Donald Eichman, 93, passed peacefully on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at Carriage Green of Milford.  He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Margaret Eichman, and his daughter Robin Eichman-Swan of Milford.

Mr. Eichman was born in Jersey City, NJ, and grew up in Red Bank, NJ.  He was a graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology and served in the Navy during WWII.  He worked at Robertshaw Controls in Milford from 1965-88.

He was a resident of Orange for many years, but spend the past 4.5 years living in Milford.  He was a proud member of the Orange Congregational Church.  He and his wife traveled throughout the U.S. and to more than 30 countries.  He was an avid athlete and still riding a stationary bicycle until earlier this year.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, November 11, at 4 p.m. at the Orange Congregational Church. Interment with military honors will be private.

The family is being compassionately cared for by the staff at the CODY-WHITE FUNERAL HOME, 107 Broad St., Milford. Contributions in his name may be given to the Orange Congregational Church.

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