Category: Obituaries

Obituaries for Jan. 9

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-edition. Lydia (Jabs) Strunk, 92 of Bristol, the widow of Ferinand Strunk, died Thursday, Jan. 1. Luther A. Hadsell, 96, of Burlington,…

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…

Obituaries for Dec. 12

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer For further details, look to our print or e-edition on Friday. Reinhardt Otto Krampitz, 91, of Harwinton, formerly of Terryville, died on Sunday, Nov. 30. Joan C. Fitzgerald, 76, of…

The women who want to be Miss Southington, Miss Southington’s Outstanding Teen

[portfolio_slideshow id=7604] By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR This Saturday at 7 p.m., a new Miss Southington and a new Miss Southington’s Outstanding Teen will be crowned. The pageant will be held at 7 p.m. at Derynoski Elementary School on 240…

Obituaries for Dec. 5

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For more information, look to our print or e-editions on Friday. Lorraine Murphy, 89, of Bristol, died on Saturday, Nov. 22 at Apple Rehab, Avon. Marie Cronkhite, 88, of Bristol,…

Obituaries for Nov. 28

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For more information, to Friday’s print or e-editions. Grace (Solomon) Fowler, 91, of Farmington, died Monday, Nov. 17 at the University of Connecticut Medical Center. She was the widow of…

Obituaries for Nov. 21

The following obituaries will be published in the Nov. 21 Observer. For more information, look to our print or e-editions on Friday. Anthony V. DeThomas, PhD., 82, of Bristol, widower of Carolyn (Rypysc) DeThomas, died on Friday, Nov. 14 at…

Obituaries for Nov. 14

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For details, look to our print or e-editions on Friday. Eugene Kovaleski, 90, of Northridge, Calif., formerly of Bristol, widower of Josephine (Tedde) Kovaleski, died on Friday, Oct. 31. Bertha…

12th annual Operation ELF to benefit families of deployed airmen, soldiers

Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman joined Adjutant General Thaddeus J. Martin and members of the Connecticut National Guard last week to kick-off the 12th annual Operation ELF (Embracing Lonely Families) program. Operation ELF assists the families of soldiers and airmen who…

Obituaries for Nov. 7

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For more details, turn to our e-edition or print edition on Friday.Bonny A. (Lamerton) Gladstone died Monday, Oct. 27 after a lifelong battle with diabetes. Martin “Marty” Gallus, 88, of…

Obituaries for Oct. 24

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For more information, look to our print or e-editions on Friday. Marguerita Victoria Marrocco, 57, of Bristol, died Saturday, Oct. 11 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Waterbury. Robert H. Link, 84,…

A Little Knight Music

Southington High School hosted the 22nd annual Music of the Knight on Saturday evening.  Seventeen high school Bands from across Connecticut , Massachusetts and New York competed in this year in this US Band competition.  Fontana Field was filled with family, friends,…

Obituaries for Oct. 3

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For more information, look to our e-edition or print edition on Friday. Eric H. Skinner, 90, of Bristol died on Wednesday, Sept. 17 in the St. Francis Hospice Unit. John…

Obituaries for Sept. 26

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. Further details will be available in the print and e-editions. Victoria Ann Baird of Old Lyme, Conn., died on Sept. 14 after a battle against lung cancer. John “Desi” Desmarais, 70,…

Obituaries for Sept. 19

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. For further details, look to our e-edition or print edition. Robert R. Broadwell, of Bristol, husband of Esther (White) Broadwell, died Thursday, Sept. 11 at his home. Jean (Rafanello) Tonon, 92,…

Obituaries for Sept. 12

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. Mary (Laviero) Wentland, 102, widow of Edward Wentland, died on Aug. 31. Normand Theriault, 81, of Bristol, husband of Joan (Chasse) Theriault, died on Tuesday, Sept. 2. Leo E. Ouellette, 91,…

Obituaries for Sept. 5

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. For further information, turn to our print or e-editions on Friday. Santo R. Romeo, 64, of Bristol, died Tuesday, Aug. 26. He was married to wife Grace (Milo) Romeo for 37…

Obituaries for Aug. 29

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. For additional information, turn to our print or e-editions on Friday. Frank Mitchell, 77, a lifelong resident of Bristol, died Sunday, Aug. 17. Born Oct. 14, 1936, he was the son…

Obituaries for Aug. 22

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. For more information, turn to our print and e-editions on Aug. 22. Helen L. (Jager) Daley, 82, of Forestville, died on Wednesday, Aug. 13. Linda Gail Roy, 58, of New Britain…

Obituaries for Aug. 15

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. For further details, look to our print or e-edition on Friday. Wanda (Lumbra) Krajewski, 86, of Bristol, widow of Maurice Krajewski, died Sunday, Aug. 3, at The Hospital of Central Connecticut,…

Obituaries for Aug. 8

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. For further information, look to our print or e-editions on Friday. Curtiss Vincent Stella, 94, died Tuesday, July 29. Elizabeth (Kloss) Comeau of Bristol, died on Tuesday, July 29. Phylis (Wells)…

Obituaries for Aug. 1

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. For more information, look to our print or e-editions on Friday. Leonard Virello, 86, of Bristol, husband of Mary (Klaczany) Virello, died Wednesday, July 16 at Apple Rehab in Avon. Karl…

Obituaries for July 25

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. For further details, look to our print or e-editions on Friday. Francis “Fran” L. Anderson, 58, of Bristol, died on Saturday, July 12 at Sheriden Woods Health Care Center. John George…

Obituaries for July 18

The following obituaries will be published in the July 18 Observer. For  more information, look to our print or e-editions on Friday. Lorenzo Thibeault, 88, of Bristol, widower of Rita (Deprey) Thibeault, died on Wednesday, July 9 at The Pines…

Obituaries for July 11

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. For further details, look to the print or e-editions on Friday. Mary E. (Buckley) Lubrico Stapleford, 77, of Bristol, died on Monday, June 30 at home. Dorothy M. (Tartarelli) Perkins, widow…