Robert E. Brightenfield
Corfu - Robert E. Brightenfield, 58, of Corfu, passed away peacefully in his sleep, Tuesday (September 25, 2012) at his home.
Bob was born February 26, 1954 in Batavia, a son of the late Edward and Alberta Smith Brightenfield.
He worked for 31 years for UPS before retiring. Bob had a passion for carpentry and loved working on motors. He was always fixing something, whether it be a watch, clock or timer. If it was broken, he would fix it so it was as good as new. Steam engines and antique cars were Bob's other favorite pastimes. He was the brother of the late Albert Brightenfield and James Brightenfield.
Bob is survived by his longtime and loving companion, Patricia Navas of Corfu; his sister, Mary (Bud) Ulander of East Pembroke; a sister-in-law, Lori Brightenfield of Stafford; 8 nieces and nephews; 7 great nieces and nephews and many extended family members.
Family and friends may call Saturday 1-3 p.m. at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc. 4-6 Main Street, Corfu. A brief funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Darien Fire Department.