Cynthia Pearl (Caul) Crunden
NORFOLK — Cynthia Pearl (Caul) Crunden passed away unexpectedly in her home on April 27, 2022, in Norfolk. Born on September 30, 1941, in Winsted. Cynthia spent most of her life living in the Ice Box of Connecticut, Norfolk. Cynthia was a sweet, kind woman, who always had a smile on her face and a kind word to offer. She was a proud Rainbow Girl. Cynthia loved reading, crocheting blankets for her grandchildren and great grandchildren, doing crossword puzzles, and drinking coffee. She was a member of the first graduating class at Northwestern Regional #7. On April 9, 1960, she married Douglas Crunden at the Congregational Church in Norfolk. Together they raised three children: Ted, Howard, and Liz. Cynthia spent many years working for the Town of Norfolk. She was predeceased by her parents, Howard C. and H. Pearl (Schuyler) Caul; her husband, Douglas H. Crunden; and her son Ted W. Crunden. Cynthia is survived by her son Howard P. Crunden of Norfolk and his wife Dorothy; her daughter, Liz A (Crunden) McClure of Fair Haven, Vt., and her husband Paul; grandchildren: Caroline Teves (husband, Kyle), Sara Marcus (husband Zach), Tyler McClure, and Gray McClure. She also had five great grandchildren: Mila, Jameson, and Jackson Marcus; and Theodore and Charles Teves. She was very close with her sister, Barbara Whitford of Canaan, along with many brother-in-laws, sister-in-laws, nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held at Newkirk-Palmer Funeral Home, 118 Main St., Canaan, on Thursday, May 12th, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and a Memorial Service will be held on Friday, May 13th at the Norfolk Congregational Church, in the Batelle Chapel at 2 p.m. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Norfolk Ambulance, Norfolk Fire Dept, or the Norfolk Congregational Church.