1954 – 2016
Thompson – Bradford H. Kiff, Sr., 62, , of Border Trail, died Thursday afternoon December 22, 2016, at Masonic Care in Wallingford following a four year battle with FTD (Frontotemporal Lobe Degeneration). He was the loving husband of Sarah (Demers) Kiff. Born in Attleboro, MA, he was the son of the late Harold Kiff, Jr. and Virginia (Brown) Kiff.
He attended local schools in Attleboro and graduated from Attleboro High School. He went to work for his father’s company Islander Industries as a jeweler. Over the years in addition to being a jeweler by trade, he became a production manager, operations manager, then a bus driver for special needs children which is a job that he held close to his heart.
Surviving is his loving wife of thirty-five years Sarah; his adoring children Katie Lee Schifino and her husband Thomas of Warren, RI, Tara Marie Martel and her husband George of Virginia Beach, VA, and Bradford H. Kiff, Jr. of Plainfield, NH; a sister Dawn McInnis of Attleboro, MA; five grandchildren Shawn, Aydin, and Dustyn Schifino, and Gwendolyn and Genevieve Martel. He was predeceased by a brother Darren Kiff.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Brad’s family from 9:30AM to 10:30AM on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00AM in St. Eugene Church, 1251 Putnam Pike, Chepachet, RI.In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Brad’s memory may be made to AFTD, Radnor Station, Bld 2, Suite 320, 290 King of Prussia Rd., Radnor, PA 19087 or www.theaftd.org. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.