Obituaries for May 3

The following obituaries will be published in the May 3 Bristol Observer. For further details, look for our print edition or look in our e-edition, which is posted on Fridays.

Francis “Frank” J. Miasek, 73 of Bristol, husband of Diane (LaGasse) Miasek, passed away on Monday, April 22 at BristolHospital.


William B. Wagenknecht, 81, of Bristol died Wednesday, April 17 at his home. He is the husband of 53 years to the late Lois C. (Zahnke) Wagenknecht. 


Claire Louise (St. Denis) Burgess, 89, of Bristol, died Sunday, April 21 at BristolHospital.


Henry J. Nypert, 92, of Terryville, died Friday, April 27 at The Pines at Bristol.


Joseph M. Duffy, 87, of Bristol, died Wednesday morning, April 24.  He was the husband of Mary (Bachman) Duffy, with whom he celebrated 60 years of marriage in 2012. 


Kathleen M. Lech, 70, of Bristol died on Monday, April 22 at BristolHospital.


Anthony S. Wyrebek, Jr., 81, widower of Olga (Yatsenick) Wyrebek, of Bristol, died unexpectedly at BristolHospital on Monday, April 22.


Wilfred “Bill” A. Doty, 87, of Bristol, husband of 65 years to Domenica “Maggie” (DeCrisantis) Doty died Saturday, April 20.


Donald Birdsell, Sr., 68 of Plymouth, widower of Eleanor (Perrie) Birdsell died on Saturday, April 20 at St.FrancisHospital, Hartford.


Jean “John” Daigle, 85, of Bristol, husband of Constance (Doucette) Daigle died on Thursday, April 25 at home.