Stephen Reed Pitcher

SHARON — Stephen Reed Pitcher, 71, of Torrington died at home on Jan. 28, 2018, after a long battle with cancer.

He was born at Sharon Hospital on Sept. 9, 1946, the son of Everett “Bub” Pitcher of Sharon and the late Elizabeth (Callahan) Pitcher.  

He graduated from Housatonic Valley Regional High School and then served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War era. 

He worked as a mason for the state of New York before his retirement.  

He enjoyed bowling, playing golf, playing softball and working on his cars.

In addition to his father, he is survived by two sons, Edward of Columbia, Conn., and Bryan of Torrington; and four grandchildren, Ashley, Ryan, Hayley and Riley.

Calling hours will be held Saturday, Feb. 3, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Kenny Funeral Home in Sharon. 

Memorial donations may be made to Visiting Nurse Services of Connecticut, 765 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06604 or www.donatenow.networkforgood.org/513136.