Grace N. Yanchak, 51, of Bristol, passed away suddenly on July 31, 2016 at Hartford Hospital. She was born November 14, 1964 in New Britain and lived in Bristol for several years. She worked as a therapist in the Hartford area for many years. She attended Oxford University, England and received her Masters in Science Degree in marriage and family therapy from CCSU. She loved cats and dogs and all types of animals. She was a dear friend and an assistant of Daniel Messier of Bristol and also his brother and sister, David and Elaine Messier both of Bristol. She was a dear friend of Bernice Messier of Bristol who passed away Monday, August 1, 2016. Her funeral will be private. There are no calling hours. DuPont Funeral Home, 25 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, is in charge of arrangements. To leave a condolence message in Grace’s guestbook please visit www.dupontfuneralhome.com.