Obituaries: Samuel ‘Al’ A. Scholar

Samuel “Al” A. Scholar, 61, of Bristol, husband of Virginia (Holowick) Scholar died Saturday June 4, 2016 at Bristol Hospital.


Al was born March 11, 1955 in Greenfield, MA, son of Vernon & Flora (Hicks) Jones.  Prior to his retirement he was employed by James J. Rybczyk Plumbing of Bristol.


Besides his wife he is survived by his daughter, Gina Marciano of Bristol; his brothers, Stephen Scholar of Iowa, Robert Jones and his wife Louise of Canada; his sisters and brothers-in-law, Sandra and Richard Hicks of Canada, Shelia & Tim Horton of AK; his brother-in-law, Armand Violette of Bristol, six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his sister Shirley Violette.


A memorial service will be held 3:30PM Saturday at the Scott Funeral Home, 169 Main St., Terryville.  Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 2:00 to 3:30PM.