William Galpin

William H. Galpin Sr.

Saturday, August 13th, 1949 - Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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OAKVILLE – William H. Galpin Sr., 70, of Oakville, passed away unexpectedly at Waterbury Hospital on Thursday, December 5, 2019. He was the husband of Susan (O’Rourke) Galpin.

William was born August 13, 1949 in Waterbury, CT, the son of the late Arnold and Harriette (Minor) Galpin. He grew up and was educated in Woodbury. He spent many years as a tractor trailer driver, first for Century Brass and most recently for Bozzuto’s Inc. William was an avid NASCAR fan, enjoyed hunting, and also loved reading and history.

Left to remember, cherish, and honor William’s love and legacy are his wife, Susan, of 39 years, his son, William Galpin Jr., and his wife, Kyla, of Northfield, his daughters, Sarah Conroy, and her husband, Chad, of Watertown, and Emily Galpin of Watertown. He also leaves his siblings, Nancy Gonneville, of Bristol, CT, Carolyn Alessandrone, and Elizabeth Hapgood, both of Fairburn, GA. He also leaves his adoring grandchildren, Gage Rohrer, Jacob Galpin, Alison Conroy, Madeline Conroy, and Gatlin Galpin as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins other extended family members and friends. He was predeceased by his sister, Linda Galpin, and his brother-in-law, Richard Gonneville.

A memorial gathering for Mr. Galpin will be held on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Casey’s Eastside Memorial Funeral Home, 1987 East Main St @ Southmayd Rd., Waterbury from 5:00 pm until the time of the prayer service at 6:45 pm. Burial will be held privately and at the convenience of the family. To leave a personal message of condolence to the family or for further information please visit the funeral home website at
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 6:45pm
    Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 5:00pm - 6:45pm
    Casey's Eastside Memorial Funeral Home & Tribute Center
    1987 East Main St
    Waterbury, CT 06705
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  • Service

    Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 | 6:45pm
    Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 6:45pm
    Casey's Eastside Memorial Funeral Home & Tribute Center
    1987 East Main St
    Waterbury, CT 06705
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Posted at 09:24am
Dear Susan...our sincere condolences to you and the family regarding Bill's untimely passing. Stay strong !

Dr." D"

Sue Galpin Posted at 03:21pm

Thank you very much

Nancy Lee Vadnais

Posted at 12:37am
I've lost track of the years, but Bill was always there...every hunting season...before even a glimmer of light. The forest is forever changed.
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Sue Galpin Posted at 03:21pm

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Posted at 04:16pm
Sarah Conroy and family we are very sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family during this difficult time.

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Sue Galpin Posted at 03:23pm

Thank you very much

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