Category: Obituaries

Obituaries for June 26

Adeline (Knopf) Denning, 85, of Simsbury, widow of Roger M. Denning, died on Wednesday, June 17 at the Governor’s House, Simsbury. George Thomas Flanigan, 89, of Bristol, died Wednesday, June 10 at Sheriden Woods. Michael McCloskey, 61, of Carriage Drive,…

Obituaries for June 5

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. Katherine (Pellegrini) “Kay” Fortunato, 95, of Wolcott, widow of Joseph P. Fortunato, died on Wednesday, May 27 at her home. Mildred T. “Milly” (Nelson) Donaghy, 73, of St. Petersburg Fla., died…

Obituaries for May 29

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. Pasqualina “Patty” (Ferraro) Orefice, 75, of Bristol, wife of Vittorio Orefice, died at home on Wednesday, May 20. John E Howard, Sr., 86 of Bristol, husband of Ritamae (Corcoran) Howard for…

Obituaries for May 15

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. Alyson Lynn Michaud, 54, of Bristol, died unexpectedly on Monday, May 4. Russell “Gil” Soucie, 82, of Bristol, died on Tuesday, May 5. Bertrand Marquis, 82, of Southington, widower of Cecile…

Obituaries for May 1

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. Nicholas Pompei, 77, of Bristol, died on April 15. Edwin David Alexander, 79, died Thursday, April 16 in Winter Haven, Fla. Laura Guerin Turcotte, widow of Normand D. Turcotte, died…

Obituaries for April 24

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. Stephen J. Whitton, 68, of Bristol died Saturday April 11. Gloria (Devoti) Michaud, 84, of Bristol, widow of Gilbert Michaud, died on Friday, April 10 at Bristol Hospital. Joan Arlene (Goski)…

Obituaries for April 17

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer: Carolyn Charlotte Vilkas, 89, died while surrounded by her family on April 7 after a long battle with Parkinson’s. Marjorie Staines Hearn of Bristol died Friday, April 3. Irene (Matysik) Lukasiewski,…

Obituaries for April 10

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. Frieda (Rindfleisch) Malsheske, 86, of Bristol, widow of Frederick Malsheske, died Friday, March 27. Rocco J. “Rocky” Fiorente, 93, of Forestville, died at home Thursday, April 2. He was the husband…

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 13

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. Ernest Elias Stafstrom, Jr., 85, died on March 3 in Baltimore, Md. He was the husband of 61 years of Gloria (Hoffman) Stafstrom. Peter A. Lavigne, 66, of Bristol, fiancé of…

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. 19

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For further details look to our print or e-edition on Friday. Ruth (Cilibert) Murdock, 73, of Bristol, passed away on Friday, Dec. 5 at The Pines at Bristol. Frank P.…

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…