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Everett Harold Thorne

November 28, 1935 ~ January 13, 2021 (age 85)


Everett Harold Thorne, 85, of Bristol, peacefully passed away surrounded by family on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. He was born on November 28, 1935 in Crystal, Maine, son of the late Herold Buzzell and Hazel (Bourgoin) Thorne.

Everett was the loving husband of the late Mary D. (Bourgoine) Thorne. He was a US Air force veteran of the Korean War, where he served as an airplane mechanic and received several medals. Everett was a man of very few words and he enjoyed dancing with his wife every Saturday night and watching old western shows.

Everett is survived by his daughter JoAnn Bouchard and her husband Michael of Bristol, grandchildren Angela Ouellette and her husband Kory of Bristol, Jennifer Busque and her husband Brian of Bristol, Ryan Thorne and his significant other Diana, Justin DuBois and his husband Stephen, Jimmy Hedrick and wife Natasha of Vernon and Christine and Michael MaCrae; daughter-in-law Jet Thorne; one sister and several great-grandchildren, great great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his son Harold Everett Thorne and two sisters.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Bristol from 2:00PM until 4:00PM when Military honors will occur. For those who are not able to attend, calling hours will be held virtually at

Click here to view a webcast of the service on 1/23/2021 at 02:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time.

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January 23, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
O'Brien Funeral Home
24 Lincoln Ave.
Bristol, CT 06010

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