Robert F. Elliott Jr., 83

Robert Elliott Jr.

RAYMOND — Robert F. Elliott Jr., 83, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, surrounded by his family.

He was born on Sept. 22, 1935, a son of Belva (Taylor) and Robert Elliott Sr. Robert was a graduate of Windham High School in the class on 1953. Following high school, he enrolled at Southern Maine Community College (formerly known as SMVTI), where he earned his associate’s degree. Robert was also a veteran of the Coast Guard. He spent his career as an electronics repairman, having earned his Master Electrician’s license and started working for American National Can in Portland, which later brought him to New York, New Jersey and Georgia. On Sept. 22, 1994, he married Janet Ridlon.

Upon Robert’s retirement in 2001, he and Janet spent many years living in Florida and just recently moved back to Maine. He was an intelligent man and enjoyed repairing computers, and even built a couple himself from scratch. A lover of dogs (especially Danny Boy), Robert was an avid reader and also enjoyed collecting stamps.

He is survived by his loving wife, Janet Elliott; children Brenda McGillicuddy, Cheryl Greene and Donald Elliott; his stepchildren, David Merrill, Richard Merrill and Kimberly Tripp; his sister, Stella Mitchell; and many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; as well as siblings, Don Elliott, Harold Elliott and Ella Cyr.

Per Robert’s wishes, no services are being held. Arrangements are in the care of the Windham Chapel of Dolby Blais & Segee, 434 River Road, Windham. To express condolences or participate in Robert’s online tribute, please visit

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