Frederick Arthur Crothers died peacefully at home after a brief illness on March 6, 2014. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island on March 7, 1933 son of Norbert J. and Catherine Moran Crothers.
Fred leaves his beloved wife of 55 years, Rita Gillooly Crothers and devoted daughters, Deborah, Eastchester, NY; Monica, Yonkers, NY; and Laura Ansel (Donald) of Danbury, CT and his loving grandchildren, Ryan and Caitlin Ansel. He also leaves his brother, Norbert J. Crothers of Mashpee, MA and sister, Regina Tritle of Bloomington, MN.
Fred was a graduate of Hope High School and Providence College and began his business career in Providence with G.E. Credit Corporation after serving in the U.S. Army.
He and Rita married in 1958 and moved to Philadelphia and Stamford, CT through transfers. They chose Danbury in 1967 to raise their family. Fred retired from Homequity, Inc. of Wilton, CT as Manager of Cash Management in 1992 and enjoyed some travel, golf, and summers in Little Compton, R.I. as resident of Round Meadows.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, Mar. 13, 2013 at 11am at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 74 Simmons Rd., Little Compton, RI. Burial will follow in Our Lady of Fatima Cemetery, South of Commons, Little Compton, RI.
Friends will be received on Monday from 5pm to 7pm at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St., Danbury, CT.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Fred's memory may be made to Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western CT., 39 Old Ridgebury Rd., Danbury, CT 06810.
For further information or to express condolences on-line, go to www.thegreenfuneralhome.com
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