In Memory of Robert John (Bob) Krofssik lost to Agent Orange 2012.
Bob Krofssik served in the United States Navy 1966-1969 and reach the rank SM2 (Signalman 2nd class).
He was assigned to the IUWG-1 (Inshore Undersea Warfare Group One) Unit 2 and stationed in Cam Rarh Bay, South Vietnam 12-1966-11-1967 for which he received a Republic of Vietnam service medal and earned among other awards the US Navy Unit Commendation and the Meritorious Unit Commendation.
Bob also served on the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt in the South China Sea and the USS Fulton, a submarine tender based out of New London, Ct.
Bob was diagnosed in Dec. 2006 with 2 different cancers. A Non-Hodgkins lymphoma of the stomach and HG Carcinoma of the bladder.
By 2009 the BC metastasized causing his death on
May 1, 2012.
Bob was exposed to Agent Orange, rainbow herbicides, in particular, Blue Blue which contains high levels of arsenic a known cause of BC.
My husband was a devoted career law enforcement officer, loving husband, father and grandfather.
He is forever in my heart.