Category: Obituaries

Obituaries: Karen Murphy

Karen Murphy of Bristol, beloved wife of Neil F. (Kim) Murphy, Jr., passed away suddenly at Bristol Hospital on February 20, 2016 after a sixteen-month battle with melanoma.  Karen was the eldest daughter of the late Herman and Helen Hansmeier…

Obituaries: Thur L. Hewitt

Thur L. Hewitt, 87, of Bristol, beloved husband of Eleanor (Ingvertsen) Hewitt, passed away on Friday night (February 12, 2016) at Sheriden Woods Health Care Center. Son of the late Olin and Helen (Pokorny) Hewitt, Thur was born on September…

Obituaries: Edmond J. Thibeault

Edmond “Ed” J. Thibeault, Sr., 85, of Forestville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 13, 2016. He was the loving husband of the late Ermine “Dolly” Ann (Mondello) Thibeault with whom he shared 61 years of marriage. Born on October 7,…

Obituaries: Stella LeClair

Stella (Adamczyk) LeClair, 90, of Bristol, widow of Bruno “Tut” LeClair, passed away at Bristol Hospital on Monday (Feb. 8, 2016). Stella was born on April 19, 1925 to the late Stanley and Teofoa (Stalhelk) Adamczyck. Stella spent her career…

Obituaries: Stella LeClair

Stella (Adamczyk) LeClair, 90, of Bristol, widow of Bruno “Tut” LeClair, passed away at Bristol Hospital on Monday (Feb. 8, 2016). Stella was born on April 19, 1925 to the late Stanley and Teofoa (Stalhelk) Adamczyck. Stella spent her career…

Obituaries: Richard Kaczypenski

Richard “Rit” Kaczypenski, 67, of Burlington, beloved husband of Phoebe (Colella) Kaczypenski, passed away on Wednesday February 3, 2016 at Hartford Hospital. Rit was born in Bristol on March 24, 1948 and was the son of Anne (Matthews) Kaczypenski and…

Obituaries: Lorraine Dion

Lorraine (Sherwood) Dion, 92, former Bristol resident, widow of Warren E. Dion died Sunday January 31, 2016 at Cook Willow Convalescent Home, Plymouth.   Lorraine was born April 11, 1923 in Bristol, CT, she was the daughter of the late…

Obituaries: Tania Matos

Tania (Kelson) Matos, 37, of Waterbury died Tuesday January 26, 2016 at home.   Tania was born May 29, 1978 in Torrington, CT, daughter of Carol Marshall of Bristol and the late Daniel Kelson.   Besides her mother she is…

Obituaries: Lea Belhumeur

Lea (Dextraze) Belhumeur, 80, of Bristol, formerly of Terryville, died on Monday January 25, 2016 at Bristol Hospital.   Lea was born June 8, 1935 in Woonsocket, RI, she was the daughter of the late Edgar & Eva (Campbell) Dextraze.…

Obituaries: Mary B. Duffy

Mary B. Duffy, a lifelong resident of Bristol, CT, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 22, 2016 at Sheriden Woods Health Care Center, where she was receiving rehabilitative care. She was married to Joseph Duffy for 60 years until his…

Obituaries: Carol M. Paparello

Carol M. (Levesque) Paparello, 52, of Bristol, formerly Deltona, FL, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 22, 2016.  She was the daughter of Irma (Isola) Moffette and her step-father Robert L. Moffette along with her father and step-mother Leopold Levesque…