Obituaries: Bruce M. Suchinski


Bruce M. Suchinski, 65, of Bristol, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, Sept. 7.

Bruce was born in New Britain on Sept. 25, 1950, the eldest son of Stanley J. Suchinski and Nancy (Soucy) Suchinski, both of Bristol.  Bruce had worked at Mackson Manufacturing and recently retired from working on the legislative floor of the state capitol.  For over 30 years, Bruce was very active in state and local political campaigns as a member of the Bristol Democratic party.  An avid reader, he was a good friend and the “go-to-guy” to get anything done.

Besides his parents, he leaves his daughters,  Kendra Dull and her husband Jeff of New Britain, Kristine Suchinski of Bristol; brothers Brian Suchinski of Bristol and Michael Suchinski of Terryville; sister Cindi Haire of Bristol; and his grandchildren, Joseph Brooker of New Britain and Renée Singleton of Bristol; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours for Bruce will be held on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016 between 2 and 5 pm at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville/Bristol.  A service will follow at 5 p.m.  Graveside services will be held on Monday at 11:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Cemetery (south side), 522 Terryville Ave., Bristol.  To leave an online message of condolence, share a memory or a photo, please visit Bruce’s memorial page at