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Arvid Thomas Torgersen

Arvid Thomas Torgersen
  • February 15, 1932 - July 12, 2016
  • Little River, South Carolina

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“Viv: with sincere condolences for your loss. May the memories of your Dad give you some comfort during this difficult time. Warmest regards. ”
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“Our good memories of both Tom and Greta will be with us forever. They were a big part of our lives for a long period of time. Our thoughts and...Read More ยป
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Arvid Thomas Torgersen, 84, of Little River, SC, formerly of Granby, beloved husband of the late Greta (Kittelsen) Torgersen, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital. Born in Klepp Egersound, Norway to the late Anna (Salthe) and Thomas Torgersen, he was raised in Brooklyn, NY and lived most of his life in Granby and Little River, SC. Tom served his country proudly with the US Air Force during the Korean War and worked as a sector manager for the Federal Aviation Administration for 35 years. He was a member of the Granby Lions Club and the Sons of Norway and was an avid golfer and fisherman in his spare time. He is survived by his sons Ted Torgersen and his wife JoAnn of Windsor, Eric Torgersen and his wife Deborah of Southwick, MA; and his daughter Vivian Collins of Granby; his sisters Norma McGrath of Brooklyn, NY and Linda Fredricksen and her husband Larry of West Milford, NJ; his grandchildren Christina and her husband Sean, Ryan, Kirsten, Adam and Valerie; and his great granddaughter Alexa. A memorial service will be held at 6 PM, Monday, July 18 at the Hayes Huling & Carmon Funeral Home, 364 Salmon Brook St. Granby. His family will receive friends prior to the service from 4 PM to 6 PM. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers please make a memorial donation to the Granby Lions Club, PO Box 191, Granby, CT 06035.

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