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Anthony Paul Donald Broadhurst
September 25, 1954 ~ August 16, 2022 (age 67) 67 Years Old
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Anthony Paul Donald Broadhurst, age 67, of Fairfield, beloved son of the late Isobel (Cavanaugh) Broadhurst and John Anthony Broadhurst, passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at Bridgeport Hospital. Born in Bridgeport, Tony had been a lifelong Fairfield resident. He resided for many years at the Kennedy Center group home, Broadhurst Manor. He was a graduate of Roger Ludlowe High School. Tony was very involved for nearly 60 years with the Special Olympics where he proudly served as an Ambassador to the International World Games when they were held in Connecticut in 1995. He excelled in swimming but also competed in track and golf. He enjoyed participating in the Kennedy Center Auxiliary Sunday Bowling League. He was a participant in the Saturday Drop-in group, the FAARH Program, the Learn by Doing program and the Day in the Sun and Night with the Star programs sponsored through the Agape Society. He received his Roman Catholic Sacraments via the Faith Express Religious program at St. Pius X Church. An avid New York Yankees and football Giants Fan, Tony loved to travel with his parents, especially his yearly trips to Yankee spring training games in Tampa, FL. Tony was truly and inspiration to all who knew him. He will be sadly missed by his sister, Betti Broadhurst-Viani and her husband Gene of Brant Lake, NY; sister-in-law, Rita Broadhurst of Bolivia, NC; three aunts, Barbara-Ann Cavanaugh of Trumbull, formerly of Westport, Joan Catherine Cavanaugh of Fairfield and Ethel Cavanaugh of Fairfield and several cousins, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, John Vincent Broadhurst; his uncle and Godfather, Donald Cavanaugh and aunts, Jeanne Cushion and Dolores Benson. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Pius X Church, 834 Brookside Drive, Fairfield. Interment will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call Monday from 4-7 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. In lieu of flowers, friends may consider a donation in Tony’s memory to the Isobel C. and John Broadhurst Endowment Fund at the Kennedy Center, 2440 Reservoir Avenue, Trumbull, CT 06611. For information please visit www.SpearFuneralHome.com