John A. Torvinen

Published on Wednesday, 20 June 2018 19:34


John A. Torvinen, 74, of Bristol, passed away Sunday June 17, 2018 at UConn Health Center, Farmington.

John was born Oct. 3, 1943 in Bristol, CT, son of the late Walfred and Barbara (Cox) Torvinen.

Prior to his retirement he was employed by Theis Precision Steel of Bristol.

John loved classic cars, western and gangster movies and video games.

He was a very social person and loved spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his son, Gary Torvinen of Burbank, Calif.; his brothers, William Torvinen Jr. of Southington and James Torvinen of Burbank, Calif; his sister, Darlene Childs of Bristol; his step-granddaughter, Brittany Saucier and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brother Gene Torvinen and sister, Bonnie Zurawel.

Funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m. on Saturday June 23, 2018, at the Scott Funeral Home, 169 Main St., Terryville.

Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Posted in The Bristol Press, on Wednesday, 20 June 2018 19:34. Updated: Wednesday, 20 June 2018 19:36.