The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. For further details, look to our e-edition or print edition.
Robert R. Broadwell, of Bristol, husband of Esther (White) Broadwell, died Thursday, Sept. 11 at his home.
Jean (Rafanello) Tonon, 92, of Bristol, died on Saturday, Sept. 6 at her home.
Esther (Recoulle) Schmidt, 87, of New Hartford, former Bristol resident and wife of Walter Schmidt for the past 67 years, died Saturday, Sept. 6 at Litchfield Woods, Torrington.
Jean M. (Moffitt) Bradley, 85, a lifelong resident of Forestville, died on Monday, Sept, 8 at Bristol Hospital. She was the widow of Leland “Red” M. Bradley.
Arthur “Archie” Gatzuras, 86, of Bristol, husband of Esther (Gustafson) Gatzuras, died Friday, Sept. 5.
Doris J. (Lambert) Soucy, 89, of Bristol, widow of Edgar L. Soucy, died on Friday, Sept. 5 at Sheriden Woods Health Care Center, Bristol.
Julia (Starego) Ryan, 87, of Bristol, widow of Robert F. Ryan, Jr., died Sunday, Sept. 7 at Bristol Hospital.
Paul J. Cyr, 65 of Bristol, died, Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Village Green in Forestville.
Alfred Joseph Friedmann died on Aug. 20. He was 100 years old.
Frank A. Clark, Jr., 87, of Bristol, died Tuesday, Sept. 9. He was the husband of the late Faye S. (Synder) Clark. Born in Hartford on Feb. 8, 1927, he was the son of the late Frank A., Sr. and Marguerite (Taylor) Clark.
Frederick E. Dains, 69, of Bristol, husband of Peter Geslien, died Tuesday, Sept. 9 at Bristol Hospital.
Joachim “Joe” Mehling, 56, of Bristol, husband of Elizabeth “Liz” (Kurandy) Mehling, died on Friday, Sept. 5 at Manchester Memorial Hospital.
Connie M. (Krivicky) Affhauser, wife of Earl Affhauser, Jr. died on Sunday, Sept. 7.
Annette R. Cobuccio, 71, of Bristol, died at Bristol Hospital on Sunday, Sept. 7. She was the wife of Howard Cobuccio.