Obituary: Edward S. McElroy Jr.

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SOUTHINGTON — Mr. Edward S. McElroy, Jr., 80, of Southington died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at the Bradley Memorial Hospital in Southington. He was the husband of Roxie (Kirk) McElroy for 48 years.

Mr. McElroy was born in Naugatuck on June 2, 1932 son of the late Edward S. McElroy, Sr. and the late Nellie (Downs) McElroy. He was retired from Bristol Babcock where he had worked as an electrician for 39 years. He enjoyed traveling and electronics and cherished most of all the time that he spent with his loving family.

Besides his wife, Mr. McElroy is survived by four daughters, Brenda Vieira and her husband Frank of Prospect, Sandra Rychalsky of Torrington, Kim Desaulniers and her companion Craig Duncan of Torrington, and Kathy Kelleher and her husband John of Middlefield; one sister, Vivien Abel of Wolcott; three grandchildren, Christopher Rychalsky and his wife Colleen, Steven J. Rychalsky and his wife Leslie and Jennifer Cohen and two great grandchildren, Ava Cohen and Paige Rychalsky.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at 10 a.m. at the Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 26 Waterbury Road, Route 69, Prospect. Burial will be in Grove Cemetery in Naugatuck. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home.

For more information and online condolences, visit www.buckmillerbrothers.com.