Robert B. Wooster, Jr, 70

Robert B. Wooster Jr., of Ridgefield and formerly of Weston, died on Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Laurel Ridge in Ridgefield. He was 70 years old.

Born in Denver, Colo., the son of the late Robert B. and Mary (McClintock Swift) Wooster, he was the husband of Pamela A. (McCarthy) Wooster for more than 37 years.

After earning his MBA from Leheigh University he began his career at United Jersey Banks. Later he moved to Chemical Bank in New York City, where he spent more than 20 years, and finally at Wilkinson Boyd Capital Markets, New Canaan, until his retirement.

He was an avid reader who enjoyed nature photography, classical music and animals. He was also a volunteer with Ridgefield CERT (Community Emergency Response Team).

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, John Wooster, and his wife Sharni of Melbourne, Australia.

Memorial services will be held at a time and place to be announced, with future burial at Wrentham Center Cemetery in Massachusetts.

Memorial donations may be directed to: Danbury Hospital- Praxair Cancer Center, Attn: Foundation Office- 5T, 24 Hospital Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810 ( For online guestbook, visit

—by the staff