Herman R. Kristopik

Published on Sunday, 1 July 2018 20:35


Herman R. Kristopik, 94, of Kensington, died Thursday night, June 28, 2018, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain.

Born in New Britain, he was the widower of Mary (Kudirka) Kristopik. Employed for 30 years at Channel 30 television station, he was well known as an avid fisherman. His favorite fishing spot was Lake Champlain in Vermont. He was also a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, serving as an aviation machinist’s mate.

Mr. Kristopik is survived by three daughters, Karen Kristopik of Kensington, Colleen Thiede of Rocky Mount, N.C., and Colette and her husband Russell Casey of Plainville; two sisters, Florence Peasley and Genevieve Cannarella; six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three brothers, John, Robert and Eugene Kristopik.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. (July 5, 2018) at the Farrell Funeral Home, 110 Franklin Square, New Britain, with visitation from 6 to 7 p.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust, 3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076.

To send a condolence, please visit www.FarrellFuneralHome.com .

Posted in New Britain Herald, on Sunday, 1 July 2018 20:35. Updated: Sunday, 1 July 2018 20:37.