Obituary: Robert H. Titus, 62

Robert H. Titus passed away on December 9, 2019 at age 62, surrounded by his beloved family. He was the cherished husband of Ilene (Wanat) Titus.

Robert was born on to the late William S. Titus and Lucille Titus (Denton) of Butler, PA.

Robert graduated from Syosset High School, New York. He earned his Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering 1982 and Master’s in Electrical Engineering 1989 from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Robert was employed by Raytheon as a Design Engineer and by Digital Equipment Corporation for Circuit Design and Architecture until moving on to Intel Corporation in 1998 where he worked on various design projects and as a Technical Account Manager until his retirement in 2015.

Robert had many hobbies and passions including Downhill Skiing, Biking, Hiking, Camping, SCUBA, Auto Mechanics, and Carpentry. He enjoyed skiing and hiking trips to Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine with his family and friends. His favorite biking trails were on Cape Cod where he and his family spent many summers biking, kayaking, and enjoying the beautiful views and wineries. He camped with his family several times on Mount Desert Island and around the New York State Finger Lakes. He enjoyed biking the carriage roads of Acadia National Park. Robert participated in the Wachusett Night Race League for DIGITAL Equipment Corporation Ski Club, and raced in the New Hampshire Eastern Inter-Club League as a member of the ACE Ski and Board Club where he was also Benefits co-chair along with his wife Ilene for over a decade. Robert was Scoutmaster of Troop 92 Southborough from 1999 to 2002 and spent much of his free time volunteering including as Chairman of the Southborough Affordable Housing Partnership Committee. 

Besides his wife and mother, he is survived by Aunt Joan Chew, Son Robert Titus and his Wife Lindsey, Daughters Kellie Blakesley (Timothy Ryan), Kimberly Darcy and her Husband Patrick, Grandchildren Darin Ryan and his Wife Kate, Tyler Darcy and Fiancée Megan Piso, Jarrett Darcy, and Savannah Titus, Great Grandchildren Deacon, Donavan, and Hazel Ryan, Sister-in-law Brenda Downey and her Fiancé Raymond Collie, Brother-in-Laws Edmund Wanat and his Wife Tiffany, and James Wanat, Nephews William Titus and Danny Downey, and Nieces Angela Downey and Lily Wilkinson.

In addition to his father, Robert is predeceased by his Brother William B. Titus, and Granddaughter Kayla Blakesley.

Visiting hours will be held at the Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main Street, Southborough on Sunday, December 15, from Noon to 1:30 p.m., with a memorial service immediately following the visitation.

Memorial contributions may be sent in Robert’s name to Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 8th Ave, 16th floor, NY,NY 10001;

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(Obituary via Morris Funeral Home)

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