Category: Obituaries

Obituaries: Cecile V. Lagasse

Cecile V. Lagassé, 82, of Bristol, died on Thursday (March 23, 2017) at Bristol Hospital.  Cecile was born in Grand Isle, ME on July 9, 1934 and was a daughter of the late Levite and Rose (Chasse) Lagassé.  She came…

Obituaries: Christopher J. Fortier

Christopher J. “Stopher” Fortier, 51, of Bristol, passed away on Saturday March 18, 2017 at his home.  Christopher was born in Hartford on September 3, 1965 and was a son of James Fortier and the late Jean (Levesque) Fortier.  He…

Obituaries: Olive S. Benvenuto

Olive S. (Bouchard) Benvenuto, 90, of  Bristol,  passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at The Pines of Bristol. She was the wife of Peter R. Benvenuto. She was born May 24, 1926 in Bristol the daughter  of the late…

Obituaries: Lydia Squires

Lydia Squires, 83, of Terryville, died Friday, March 10, 2017 at home.   Lydia was born July 16, 1933 in Yonkers, NY, daughter of the late Edward and Marion Hendricks.  Prior to her retirement, she was employed by Tyler Automatic…

Obituaries: Carolann Kulesa

Carolann Kulesa, 55, of Manchester, formerly of Terryville, entered into eternal rest, March 7, 2017, at Sheriden Woods Health Care Center in Bristol.   Born in Torrington on June 22, 1961, Carolann was a daughter of the late Kazimiesz (Casmir)…

Obituaries: Gerald Grabowy

Grabowy, Gerald “Jerry” C., 41, of Canton, husband of Tatiana (Koczak) Grabowy, unexpectedly passed away March 1, 2017. Born on April 12, 1975 in Bristol, CT, he was a son of Leon and Irene (Putko) Grabowy. Besides his wife and…

Obituaries: Marie Sanchirico

Marie (Raffanello) Sanchirico, 78, of Bristol, widow of John A. Sanchirico, Sr., died on Monday (February 27, 2017) at Sheriden Woods Health Care Center.   Marie was born in Bristol on December 13, 1938 and was a daughter of the late…

Obituaries: Bernadette Collin

  Bernadette “Bernie” Collin, 69, of Bristol passed away peacefully Saturday afternoon, February 25, 2017 at Bristol Hospital.  She was the wife of Henry Collin and the mother of the late Henry T. Collin who passed on January 4, 2017.…

Obituaries: Lynda Marlene Smith

Lynda Marlene (Carrier) Smith, 60, of Bristol, wife of Tom Smith, passed away at Bristol Hospital on Tuesday (February 21, 2017) after a long illness. Lynda was born on October 2, 1956, in Jackman, ME, to Gisele and the late…

Obituaries: Hiram Rivera Santiago

Hiram Rivera Santiago, 52, of Bristol, husband of Melodee (Keeler) Rivera, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Bristol Hospital.  Hiram was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico on May 1, 1964 and was a son of the…

Obituaries: Samuel R. Olson

Samuel R. Olson, 24, of Farmington, passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at his home.  Sam was born in Waterbury on July 23, 1992 and was a son of Jeffrey Olson and Cheryl Calabrese.  He grew up in Bristol…

Obituaries: Cecile Michaud

Cecile Morin Michaud, beloved wife of Gaspard Michaud passed away peacefully at Bristol Hospital with her loved ones by her side on Friday Feb 10, 2017. Cecile was born in Lewiston Maine on July 6, 1951 to the late Wilfred…

Obituaries: Betty J. Hintz

Betty J. (Romans) Hintz, 77, of Bristol, beloved wife of Kenneth Hintz, died on Monday (February 6, 2017) at Bristol Hospital.  Betty was born in Bristol on January 18, 1940 and was a one of four children of the late…

Obituaries: Walter J. Witkowski

Walter J. Witkowski, 68, of Southington, husband of Diane (Pesino) Witkowski, passed away February 6, 2017 at the VA Hospital in West Haven.   Walter was born April 22, 1948 in Bristol, CT, son of the late Joseph and Helen…

Obituaries: Nicole A. Book

Nicole A. Book of Wolcott went to be with the Lord early Thursday morning at Wolcott View Manor after a courageous battle with cancer. Nicole was diagnosed with Glioblastoma fourteen months ago. Nicole is survived by her parents Charles and…

Obituaries: Brenda J. Caron

  Brenda J. Caron, 43, of Bristol, died on Thursday (February 2, 2017) at The Pines at Bristol after a long illness. Brenda was born on March 8, 1973 in Bristol and was a daughter of Beverly (Westfall) Caron of…

Obituaries: George E. LaMarre

George E. LaMarre, 73, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Village Green of Bristol. v\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} George was born on October 14, 1943 in Eagle Lake, ME…

Obituaries: Orla Mae McPhee

Orla Mae McPhee, 80, of Bristol, passed away peacefully early Thursday morning, January 19, 2017 at Bristol Hospital.  She was the wife of George B. McPhee.   Orla Mae was born in East Stroudsburg, PA on August 11, 1936 daughter…

Obituary: Carol Smedberg, 80

Carol Smedberg, 80, of Southington, passed away after a lengthy illness on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Apple Rehab, Plainville. Born in Bristol, she was one of six children to the late William R. and Alberta (Elton) Smedberg.  A lifelong…

Obituaries: Anthony C. Acampora

Anthony C. Acampora, 74, of Bristol, beloved husband of Barbara (Rulkowski) Acampora, died on Friday (January 13, 2017) at the Hospital for Special Care, New Britain. Tony was born on October 3, 1942 in Bristol and was a son of…

Obituaries: Rocco Lauretti

Terryville, Rocco Lauretti Sr., 83, of Bristol passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at Apple Rehab in Plainville. Rocco was born August 16, 1933 in Bristol, the son of the late Francisco Saverio Lauretti Sr. and Anita (Pannone) Lauretti. He…

Obituaries: Donald E. Rogers

Donald E. Rogers, 84, of Plymouth, husband of Janice (Lyons) Rogers passed away Wednesday January 4, 2017 at home. Don was born April 9, 1932 in Hartford, CT, son of the late Melvin E. and Helen (Perret) Rogers. Prior to…

Obituaries: Angelina Maghini

Angelina Maghini, 95, of Bristol, widow of Ermo Maghini, passed away on Wednesday (Jan. 4, 2017) at Ingraham Manor. Angelina was born in Berlin on November 24, 1921 to the late Joseph and Salvatrice Veneziano. Angelina loved her family and…