David E. Robertson, 78, of New Britain, CT passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at the Hospital of Central CT @ New Britain General. David was born in Latta, S.C. and was the son of the late John L. and Marie (Walker) Robertson. He enjoyed singing, playing piano and helping others. David was a seasoned member of Bethel Apostolic Church.
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David is survived by his beloved wife, M ary F. Robertson of New Britain, CT, his five children, Janice Tompkins and Franda A. Robertson both of East Hartford, CT, Stella R. Dow of Meriden, CT, David L. Robertson of New Britain, CT, Lantye E. Robertson and his wife Veronica of Atlanta, GA, his siblings Archie Robertson and his wife Sarah of Latta, S.C., Geneva Moore and her husband Tomas of Plainville, CT, Marie Davis and her husband James of Charlotte, N.C., and eight grandchildren and twenty-eight great grandchildren. David was predeceased by his brothers John L. Robertson, Julius Robertson and Lewis A. Douglas, his sisters Elizabeth McCoy and Eloise McCrimmon, his sister-in-laws Anna Robertson and Ada Mae McCullin and brother-in-law James McCoy.
Homegoing Celebration for David will be held Friday, July 12, 2019 at 12 p.m. at Bethesda Apostolic Church, 249 Stanley St., New Britain, CT. Cremation will follow the funeral. Burial will be private. Relatives and friends may call at Bethesda Apostolic Church Friday, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Service of Comfort and Compassion provided by the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, 764 Farmington Ave., New Britain, CT. To extend condolences to the Robertson family or to share a memory of David, please visit SHAKERFUNERALHOME.COM