Obituaries for Aug. 8

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. For further information, look to our print or e-editions on Friday.

Curtiss Vincent Stella, 94, died Tuesday, July 29.
Elizabeth (Kloss) Comeau of Bristol, died on Tuesday, July 29.
Phylis (Wells) Knox, 91, of Bristol, wife of 68 years of the late Kenneth Knox, died Wednesday, July 30.
Laurie Holcomb, 67, of Plainville died Thursday, July 24 at her home.
Thomas William McCrann, 61, of Bristol, died on Wednesday, July 30.
Larry G. Livingston, 70, of Bristol, husband of Linda (Gallant) Reeves Livingston, died at home on Wednesday, July 30.
Leona (Desmaris) Witik, 83, of Terryville, widow of Alexander Witik died Friday at Bristol Hospital.
Edward C. Smith, 82, died Tuesday, July 29.
Dolores (Sklenka) Kempton, 76, of Bristol, widow of Willard Kempton, died on Tuesday, July 29 after a battle with leukemia.
Gerald (Jerry) Zale, 72, of New Britain died on Tuesday, July 29 at the Arbor Rose at Jerome Home, New Britain. He was the husband of the late Regina (Clements) Zale.
Paul Gilbert Trafton, 96, died Wednesday, July 30. He was the husband for almost 75 years of Bea (Rushton) Trafton. They were married on Sept. 20, 1939.
Casmir T. Bycoski, 84, of Hartford, formerly of Terryville, died Sunday, July 27
Paul John Kolesinsky, 40, of Dedham, Mass. and formerly of Bristol died on Friday, July 25.