In memory of
Kevin Arthur Dutra
Kevin Arthur Dutra, 46, of Colchester, passed away Saturday (Oct. 15, 2016) from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Born March 3, 1970 in Hartford, CT, he was the son of Arthur Dutra, of Colchester and the late Sandra (Fitzler) Dutra, his extremely proud and beloved parents. Kevin grew up in Colchester and graduated from Bacon Academy. He will be remembered as a hard-working man and "Jack of all trades". For over seventeen years, Kevin worked with his best friend and boss, Ron at Spicer Sheet Metal in Colchester. In addition to his full-time job, he could also be frequently found working at Walt's Country Motors, helping his good friend, Billy and at Easy Pickins Farm, helping longtime friend, Brian. In his spare time, Kevin had a great interest in working on and fixing old cars and especially old tractors. He also enjoyed racing and NASCAR, camping and animals, especially his pet cat. Kevin will be remembered by countless friends as a man who treated everyone he met as family and would selflessly help anyone in need. In addition to his father, he leaves his long-time girlfriend, Kelly Hicks; two aunts, Jane Wingate and Dorothy Pimento, both of Florida; an uncle, Manuel Dutra, Jr. of North Haven and numerous extended family and friends. The family will receive guests on Wednesday, October 19th from 5 - 7pm at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Road, Colchester. The funeral will assemble starting at 9:30 am Thursday (Oct. 20th) at the funeral home before a Funeral Liturgy at St. Andrew Church in Colchester at 10:30 AM. Interment will follow in the New St. Andrew Cemetery, Colchester. www.auroramccarthyfuneralhome.com
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