KENSINGTON - Allen R. Trowbridge Sr., 78, of Kensington, passed away on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Hartford Hospital. He was the loving husband of 56 years of Jeriann (Esposito) Trowbridge, and the son of the late Albert and Edith (Keidash) Trowbridge. Allen was born in East Berlin on Sept. 27, 1935.
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Allen was a proud veteran of the United States Army during the Korean War. He was the owner of Allen's Oil, Heating and Air Conditioning in Berlin for 16 years. Prior to owning Allen's Oil he worked as the Service Manager at Snowman's Oil in New Britain for 35 years. He was also a member of the American Legion. Allen was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, hunting, and working in his yard and garden. In his retirement years he spent many hours in his workshop building everything from birdhouses to furniture. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Besides his loving wife, he is survived by three children, Faith Kaczynski and her husband, Mark, of Kensington; Allen Trowbridge Jr. and his wife, Debbie (Hill), of Colchester; and Ellen Trowbridge, of Kensington; one sister, Lucille Grady, of Plainville; four grandchildren, Bryan and Christopher Trowbridge; Matthew Kaczynski; and Tiffany Trowbridge-Bernard; and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his siblings, Ruth Locke; and Mertin, Lloyd, Everett, and Robert Trowbridge.
Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. Berlin Memorial Home is in charge of the arrangements.
To share memories or express condolences online, please visit www.berlinmemorialfuneralhome.com.
Berlin Memorial Funeral Home
96 Main Street
Kensington, CT 06037-2633
Published in Berlin Citizen on Mar. 18, 2014