Category: Obituaries

Obituaries for April 3

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. Laura Cartier, 95, died on Wednesday, March 25. Robert J. Vontell, 71, of Terryville, husband of Elaine K. (Fischer) Vontell, died Thursday, March 19 at St. Francis Medical Center, Hartford. Welmer…

Obituaries for March 27

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. Welmer “Will” L. Chasse, 80, of Bristol died on Thursday, March 19 at Countryside Manor. Irma Yvonne (Proulx) Peshka, 92, a long time resident of Forestville, died Friday, March 13.…

Obituaries for March 20

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Bristol Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-editions: Roger D. Barrett, 83, of Bristol, husband of Joyce (Cook) Barrett, died on Saturday, March 7 at Bristol Hospital. David…

Obituaries for March 6

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For additional information, look to our print or e-editions on Friday. Marilyn McCabe, 71, died peacefully on Feb. 1 in Oak Hill, Fla.. James L. Murdock Sr.,81, of Terryville, died…

Obituaries for Feb. 27

The followign obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For additional information, look to our print or e-editions on Friday. Anna (Graziano) Baptist, 95, of Bristol died on Friday, Feb. 20 at Bristol Hospital. She was the widow of…

Obituaries for Feb. 20

The following obituaries will be published in the Feb. 20 Observer. For additional information, look to our print or e-edition on Friday. Doris H. (Bourgoin) Saucier, 59, of Bristol, wife of Normand G. Saucier, died on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at…

Obituaries for Feb. 13

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For further details, look to our print or e-editions on Friday. Eleanor (Dowd) Turley, 94, of Bristol, wife of Nicholas N. Turley, died on Saturday, Jan. 31. Bernice Alma (McCarthy)…

Obituaries for Feb. 6

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For additional information, look to our print or e-editions on Friday. Louis J. Cyr, of Terryville, husband of Geraldean “Mabel”(Burton) Cyr died Thursday Jan. 29, 2015 at home. Leona (Simpson)…

Obituaries for Jan. 30

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For more information, look to our print or e-edition this Friday. Joseph F. Skelskey, 97, died Jan. 19. He was the widower of Charlotte Skelskey and Kathleen Hayes Skelskey. Norman…

Obituaries for Jan. 23

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For additional information, go to our print or e-editions. Henry Joseph Gesicki, 98, of Bristol, passed away on Friday, Jan. 16 at Sheriden Woods. Isabel (San Juan) St. Pierre, 83,…

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,…