Kevin Brockway

Obituary of Kevin J. Brockway

Kevin J. “Chubby” Brockway, 55, longtime Lansingburgh resident, passed away unexpectedly at home on May 5, 2020. Born in Troy, NY, he is the son of Barbara A. “Barb” Granger Brockway and the late G. Kenneth “Kenny” Brockway. Affectionately known as Chubby, Kevin was a graduate of Lansingburgh High School, Class of 1982. Kevin enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1984 and served as a Lance Corporal with distinction having been bestowed with the Rifle Badge (Expert), Pistol Badge (Sharpshooter), Letter of Appreciation on three occasions, the Meritorious Mast and the Good Conduct Medal. He was trained as an expert Geodetic Surveyor and Terrain Analyst. His expertise led him to a variety of different areas in the U.S. and abroad as a private contractor with the U.S. Department of Defense. Chubby always spoke of and enjoyed the times which he spent working at the Lansingburgh Boys and Girls Club with his near and dear cousin, Gary Bristol, serving the youth of the Lansingburgh community. Beloved son of Barbara Brockway, devoted brother of Eric Zimmer, Bernedette “Missy” (Thomas “Tom”) Amash, Sr. and Keith John Brockway, loving Uncle of Alexis and Nicholas Amash, also survived by several loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Public calling hours, a Funeral Service and the Burial with Military Honors at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery will be held at a time to be announced for relatives and friends when the current restrictions have been eased to allow to provide the proper tribute to Lance Corporal Brockway. Those desiring, may make memorial contributions to the Lansingburgh Boys and Girls Club, 501 Fourth Avenue, Troy, NY 12182, in memory of Kevin J. “Chubby” Brockway. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted by the family to the John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home, 565 Fourth Avenue (Corner of 115th Street and Fourth Avenue, Lansingburgh), Troy, NY 12182. Please share a memory or express your on-line condolences by using the tab on this website.
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