The following obituaries will be published in the Oct. 18 Observer. For further details, look to the print or e-editions published on Friday.
Marion (Churchill) (West) Racher, 85, of Old Saybrook, died Friday, Oct. 4. She was the wife of 45 years to Harry Racher.
Martha (Desjardins) Michaud, 92, formerly of New Brunswick, Canada and Bristol resident for over 45 years died Wednesday at Ingraham Manor in Bristol. She was the wife of the late Severien Michaud.
Irene Dennis, 87, of Bristol died at Bristol Hospital on Monday, Oct. 7.
Carole Ann Finn, 71 of Bristol died Sunday, Oct. 5 at Bristol Hospital. She was the companion of 30 years to Alex Koutouvides.
Carol Ann Williams, 70, of Forestville, died on Monday, Oct. 7.
Betty G. Bonetta, 81, of Bristol, died on Thursday, Oct. 10 at Bristol Hospital.
Lillian (Riccio) Jabs, 90, of Bristol, Conn., died on Oct. 4.
Iris Conrod, 89, of Bristol, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 6 at the Pines of Bristol.
Salvatore Anthony Genovese, 69 of Bristol, died Saturday, Oct. 5. He was the husband of Cheryl (Gagnon) Genovese.
Arthur E. “Elmer” Cote, Sr., 83, widower of Shirley (Olmstead) Cote, of Bristol, died on Monday, Oct. 7 at Bristol Hospital.
Elizabeth Ann O’Keefe, 74, of East Hartford, died on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at home.
Esther (Jabs) Holmstrom, 90, of Bristol, widow of Raymond C. Holmstrom, Sr., died Friday, Oct. 4 at Ingraham Manor, Bristol.