Obituaries for Oct. 17

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For further details, look to our print or e-edition on Friday.

Mary S. (Sanchez) Roberts, 91, of Bristol, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at Ingraham Manor. She was the wife of John H. Roberts, and together they shared 56 years of marriage until his passing in 2003.
Helen K. (Suchinski) King, 87, of Bristol, widow of Paul King, died Monday Oct. 6 at The Pines of Bristol.
Dennis “Mike” Donahue of 47 Perry Rd. in Forestville died Sunday after a brief illness.
Beatrice Marie (Therrien) Czarnecki, 86, formerly of Bristol, died on Monday, Sept. 29 after a long illness. She was predeceased by her husband Edmund in 2006.
Irene R. (Kozuch) Vecchio, 68, of Bristol, widow of Giuseppe “Joe” Vecchio, died on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at John Dempsey Hospital.
Pauline G. (Vontell) Tessman 82, of Bristol, died on Sunday, Oct. 5.
Roger R. Caya, 88, of former Bristol resident, died on Tuesday, Oct. 7.
Randall W. Rinas, 58, of Bristol, died on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at his home.
Vidal M. “Vic” Ribeiro, 77, of Bristol, husband of Nancy (Gomes) Ribeiro, died on Sunday, Oct. 5 at Bristol Hospital.
Dominic D. Marenna, 92, of Bristol, widower of Rosalind (D’Amico) Marenna, died on Sunday, Oct. 5 at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford.
Charles F. VanNess, 82, of Terryville, husband of Elizabeth (Kohl) VanNess, died Tuesday, Oct. 7 at Sheriden Woods Health Care Center, Bristol.
Polly (Crawford) Wilcox, 84, of Bristol, widow of Richard Wilcox, died Sunday, Oct. 5 at Bristol Hospital.