The following obituaries will be published in the July 18 Observer. For more information, look to our print or e-editions on Friday.
Lorenzo Thibeault, 88, of Bristol, widower of Rita (Deprey) Thibeault, died on Wednesday, July 9 at The Pines at Bristol.
Christiane (Pratte) Soucie, 64, of Bristol, widow of Richard Soucie, died Monday, July 7 at Ingraham Manor.
Salvatore T. Cretella, 93, of Davenport, Fla., former Bristol resident, husband of the late Johanna H. Hajek Cretella, died Monday, July 7 at Spring Lake Rehabilitation Center, Winter Haven, Fla.
Jane Fortier of Bristol died Wednesday, July 9 at her home after a brief illness.
Donald George Goranson, Sr., 96, of Covenant Village in Cromwell and formerly of Lynn Road in Bristol, husband for 72 years of Ruth (Palmberg) Goranson, died on Tuesday, July 8, following several months of declining health.
Richard M. “Rit” Croce, 65, of Bristol, husband of Roxanne (Ancher) Croce, died on Saturday, July 5 at Bristol Hospital.
Marion (Ristow) Lyga, 92, of Terryville, widow of Harold Z. Lyga died Sunday July 6 at Apple Rehab of Plainville.
Paul K. Young, 66, of Bristol, husband of Katherine A. (DeCubellis) Young, died on Saturday, July 5 in Branford Hospice after a brief battle with cancer.
Michael Brendan Mullaney, 60, died July 4 at The Summit at Plantsville.
Roland A. Landry, 86, of Emmett Street, Bristol, widower of Barbara A. (Barile) Landry, died on July 2.
Evelyn Anna Armstrong, 96, of Bristol, died Friday, July 4 at Countryside Manor. She was the widow of Earle Armstrong.
Casey Brown Harlow, 36, of Louisville, Ky. died Friday, July 4.
Gary C. Angst, 65, of Bristol, husband of Mary Ellen (Imperator) Angst died Sunday, July 6, at the Jerome Home in New Britain.
Paul L. Albert, 82, formerly of Steven Street died July 8 at Countryside Manor of Bristol, he was the husband of the late Joan (Austin) Albert.
Stella M.(Kempi) Rao, 93 of Bristol, died July 4 at St. Francis Hospital. She was the widow of Nicholas Rao.