OBITUARY

William A. Crompton

August 24, 1935June 23, 2013
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William A. Crompton, age 77, of Fairhaven, passed away, Sunday, June 23, 2013 after a brief illness at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Carol (Quirnbach) Crompton, to whom he would have shared 56 years of marriage on September 7th.

Born in New Bedford, he was the son of the late Joseph and Paula (Vercammen) Crompton.

Mr. Crompton graduated from Fairhaven High School in 1953 and served in the US Coast Guard during the Korean Conflict. He was the owner and operator of Associated Printers for over 40 years.

He was a life-long resident of Fairhaven and traveled with his dog Cookie on Sconticut Neck Road for the majority of his life-time. To him Sconticut Neck was “God’s Country” in his heart and mind.

He enjoyed fishing, quahogging and camping. He loved being with his family especially his grandchildren.

Besides his wife he is survived by two daughters, Susan Staffon and Linda Lee Crompton, both of Fairhaven; five grandchildren, Linda Mae Staffon of Florida, Sara and Eric Staffon, both of Fairhaven and Kyle and Kara Koczera, both of Fairhaven; a sister, Joan Graves and her husband George of Fairhaven; two son-in-laws, Gary Staffon, John Koczera and close friend, Robert Lapointe along with several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours, Wednesday, June 26, 2013 from 5-8 PM in the WARING-SULLIVAN Home of Memorial Tribute at Fairlawn, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven. Funeral and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in his honor may be made to Fairhaven Animal Shelter, 200 Bridge St., Fairhaven 02719.

Services

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  • Visiting Hours Wednesday, June 26, 2013

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  • Funeral, Burial
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William A. Crompton

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July 4, 2013

Carol: We have just returned up north and learned about Bill's passing. We are so sorry! We always enjoyed the time spent with you both. Please accept our deepest sympathy. Ken and Jeanne Sylvia

June 26, 2013

We are very sorry to learn of Bill's passing. Bill was a very pleasant and considerate person. He will be missed.
Please accept our deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May you find peace in the memories of the good times with Bill.
Ann & Bob Koczera

Paula Lima

June 26, 2013

Didn't get to know u very well but certainly wish we had. You were an absolute pleasure to talk with. May you rest in peace.

The Lima Family

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