Kevin J. Bristol(1965 - 2014)

Bristol, Kevin J.

Kevin J. Bristol, a lifelong Peekskill resident, passed away on Monday at Hudson Valley Hospital. He was 48. Kevin was a Professional Firefighter in the City of Peekskill, working there since 1989. He was born in Peekskill on March 30, 1965, the son of Owen and Joan Carpenter Bristol. He was educated in Peekskill Schools, where he was a punter on the PHS football team, and also a swimmer on the swim team. Later, he attended Texas Tech University, where he, again, was the punter for the football team. On December 4, 1993 he married Kathi Leonard in Peekskill. Kevin loved painting, and fishing, especially with his 2 grandsons, whom he cherished. He is survived by his wife, Kathi, of Peekskill, his mother, Joan Bristol also of Peekskill; his children, Brian (Dana) Summers, of New York City, Katie Summers, and Matthew Diterlizzi, grandchildren, Owen and Alex Summers; also surviving is his brother, Patrick (Dawn) Bristol, of Franklin, TN, his sisters Colleen (Jim) McCormick, of Bradenton, FL, Maureen Bristol, of Franklin, TN, and Chrissy (Chris) Ortis, of Pembroke Pines, FL. He also leaves his father-in-law, Robert (Karen) Leonard, brother-in-law Bob (Eva) Leonard, and sisters-in-law Patti Blaich and Mary Pironti. Kevin is also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews, as well as his Brother Fire Fighters in the City of Peekskill. Predeceased by his father, Owen Bristol. Visiting is today, Wednesday from 1PM-7PM at Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home, Peekskill, NY. Funeral Mass will be offered on Thursday, 10AM at the Assumption Church, followed by Burial in Assumption Cemetery. Memorial Donations may be made to a .

Joseph F. Nardone

Funeral Home

414 Washington Street

Peekskill, NY 10566

(914) 737-1363


Funeral Home

Joseph F Nardone Funeral Home
414 Washington St Peekskill, NY 10566
(914) 737-1363

Published in the The Journal News on Mar. 5, 2014