Obituaries for Jan. 2

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For more information, turn to our print or e-editions on Friday.

Marie E. (Massaro) Ciarmella, 87, of Bristol, widow of James Ciarmella, died on Thursday, Dec. 25 at Sheriden Woods Health Care Center.
Lucille Zdanis, 81, of Bristol, widow of Joseph Zdanis, died on Wednesday, Dec. 24.
Anne Marie (Vono) “Chickie” Bourgoin, 74, of Bristol, wife of Ronald Bourgoin, died on Saturday, Dec. 20.
Michelle Andrea Curry, 45, a lifelong Bristol resident, lost her life unexpectedly on Friday morning, Dec. 19.
Kevin B. Mendez, 20, a lifelong Bristol resident, died Sunday morning, Dec. 21.
V. Beatrice “Bea” (Rushton) Trafton, 94, died Thursday, Dec. 25. She was the wife of the late Paul Trafton for almost 75 years. They were married on Sept. 20, 1939.