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Kenneth A. Crosbie

October 28, 1942 ~ November 5, 2021 (age 79)


Kenneth Allen Crosbie, 79, of Torrington, Connecticut formerly Bristol, passed away on Friday, November 5, 2021. He was born on October 28, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, son of the late William and Erma (Rickel) Crosbie. Kenneth was the loving husband of Marybeth (Palermo) Crosbie for 49 years.

Besides his wife Marybeth, Kenneth is survived by his son Shawn Crosbie and his wife Nicole of Burlington; grandchildren Connor, Reese, and Christopher Crosbie all of Burlington; sister Charlene Quirin and her husband Philip of FL; brother David and his wife Sharon of FL; nieces Jill Kraus and her husband Michael of Bristol, Sandy Bouchard and her husband Michael of FL, Cheryl Blakley and her husband Greg of FL.

Kenneth served for the United States Navy from 1963 through 1967, being part of the efforts in Vietnam. After serving for the US Navy, Ken worked at Stephens Auto Mall as foreman of New Car over 40 years. He enjoyed fixing things, doing crossword puzzles, cooking for his wife and spending time with friends. His passion and focus was his family especially being with his 3 grandchildren. However, more than anything Ken loved his wife Marybeth and always made sure she knew she was his everything.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 from 4PM until 5PM at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave, Bristol. A funeral home service will follow at 5PM.

The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made in Ken’s memory to Wounded Warriors, or Wounded Warrior Project ,PO Box 758516 ,Topeka ,Kansas 66675-8516.

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November 17, 2021

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
O'Brien Funeral Home
24 Lincoln Ave.
Bristol, CT 06010

November 17, 2021

5:00 PM to 5:30 PM
O'Brien Funeral Home
24 Lincoln Avenue
Bristol, CT 06010

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