Kenneth F. StevensOctober 8, 1964 ~ June 1, 2017 (age 52)
Kenneth Stevens, 52, of Colchester, formerly of Foster, RI, passed away early Thursday morning, June 1, 2017 at Hartford Hospital.
Born in Hartford, Connecticut on October 8, 1964, he was a son of Raymond and Jeanne (Archambault) Stevens. Kenny was raised in Colchester and was a graduate of Bacon Academy. He worked as a member of the Local 24 Connecticut Carpenters Union for seventeen years. Kenny was a basketball and baseball coach to many of Foster and Colchester’s kids over the years. He was an enthusiastic and excellent sportsman himself, participating in volleyball, soccer and men’s softball. An avid Red Sox fan who also loved to dance, he will be remembered as a man with a great sense of humor who loved playing with all of his nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Raymond and Jeanne of Colchester, he leaves a daughter, Taylor Stevens of Foster, RI; a sister, Tracy and husband Eddy Girouard of East Haddam; a former wife, Susan (Foley) Stevens of Foster, RI; nieces, Krystle and husband Daniel Petersen, Lyndsi and husband John Klimasewiski, Samantha Phillips, Brinley and Cassidy Foley and Cheyenne Dembek; two nephews, Nicholas and Joseph Girouard; two great-nieces, Riley Anne and McKinley Rose; and numerous extended family and friends. Kenneth was predeceased by a brother, Mark Stevens.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, June 4th from 1 – 3pm at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Rd., Colchester. The funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Monday, June 5th at 10:30am directly at St. Andrew Church, 128 Norwich Ave., Colchester. Burial will follow in New St. Andrew Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to a charity of your choice.