Bernard C. “Ben” Crutcher, 65, of Londonderry, NH, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday January 22, 2020, at his father’s home in Middlebury, CT. He was born in Louisville, KY on June 23, 1954, a son of William Crutcher and the late Hope H. (Hallberg) Crutcher. He was a resident of Londonderry for 16 years formerly living in Easton, Massachusetts. Ben was the family’s Mr. Fix-it. He was known to drop what he was doing to help anyone. Ben was loved by everyone he met. He will be remembered as quiet, reserved, empathetic, intelligent and creative. To his family, he was One in a Billion.
Ben graduated with a degree in Political Science in 1977 from Transylvania University in Lexington, KY and worked in a number of companies, including General Electric, Area Lighting Research, Fisher Pierce, and Burndy division of Hubbell, accumulating knowledge and experience in marketing and new product development.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 31 years, Nancy (Asack) Crutcher, and his children Christopher Crutcher with his fiancé Kaitlyn Denzer, Alexander Crutcher; and his daughter, Daniele Crutcher Gentile with her husband Alan. He is also survived by his father William C. Crutcher of Middlebury, CT, and two sisters, Elizabeth Crutcher, Ann Cunningham with her husband Tom and their two daughters Kate and Sara. He was predeceased by his mother, Hope Crutcher, as well as his wife’s parents, Peter and Margo Asack.
Calling hours were held on Sunday, January 26, 2020 from 4 - 8pm at the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 290 Mammoth Rd., Londonderry. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday at 11:00am at St. Mark’s Parish, One South Rd., Londonderry with cremation to follow. Private graveside services will be held at a later date.