Published: August 20, 2007
Robert S. Burgess Sr, 91, died August 10, at his home in Bonita Springs. He was the husband of Lee Burgess, a well-known antiques dealer.
He was born in Elmira, N.Y., on August 9, 1916. He lived in various Upper Valley communities for 20 years beginning in 1979, including Wilmot Flat, New London and Newport, N.H.
The Burgesses moved to Florida after he retired as vice president of Lake Sunapee Bank in 2001.
In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, two daughters, two stepsons and a stepdaughter.
A private service will be held at a later date in Old Greenwich, Conn.
Donations may be made in his memory to American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPAC) or an affiliated organization.
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