Ipswich — Kenneth R. Brockelbank, 89, husband of June G. (Denault) Brockelbank, died at home, on Sunday January 26, 2014.
Born in Ipswich on August 17, 1924, he was the son of the late Arthur and Alice (Steele) Brockelbank. He attended local public schools. Through the years, he was employed at Lathrop Brothers Fuel Co., McRobbie’s Service Station, the Ipswich Electric Shop, Mulholland Construction Co., and Liberty Research in Essex. He enjoyed camping, snowmobiling, digging clams, and searching for treasures at flea markets. A loving husband and father, he will be missed by his family and friends.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, David E. Brockelbank and his wife, Ellen, of the British Virgin Islands, and Gorda and Ross P. Brockelbank of Ipswich. He was the brother of the late Evelyn Flynn, formerly of Ipswich.
ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, January 30, from 4 to 7 p.m., in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, those who wish, may make memorial contributions in his name to a charity of their choice. For directions, or to send a condolence to his family, please visit www.whittier-porter.com.