Category: Obituaries

Obituaries for Oct. 9

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. Alma (Radke) Fawcett, 88, of Bristol, widow of George E. Fawcett, died on Thursday, Oct. 1. Donald J. Farrar, 82, of Forestville, died on Sunday, Sept. 27. Ethel B. Graham, 83,…

Obituaries for Oct. 2

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. Eleanor P. (Padlo) Guzie, 86, widow of Stephen J. Guzie, died on Sunday, Sept. 20 at Shady Oaks Assisted Living. Daniel J. O’Flaherty, 78, of Pasco, Wash. and formerly of Bristol…

Obituaries for Sept. 25

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. Vilma (Saviano) Soliani, 86, of Torrington, formerly of Bristol, widow of F. Fred Soliani, died on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at her home. Victoria (Turkowsky) “Vicki” Nicotera, 95, of Bristol, widow of…

Obituaries for Sept. 18

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer: Frances (Johnson) Kunze, 98, of Vernon, formerly of Bristol, widow of Stanley Kunze, died recently. Thaddeus “Ted” F. Augustyn, 96, of Terryville, husband of Barbara (Zalaski) Augustyn died Saturday, Sept. 5.…

Obituaries for Sept. 4

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. Jeannine M. Provenzano, 85, of Bristol, wife of Nicola Provenzano, died Friday, Aug. 14. Lawrence “Larry” Otto Demske died in the Bristol Hospital on Aug. 20 after a lengthy illness. He…

Obituaries for Aug. 28

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. James M. Rogers, 63, of Terryville, husband of Nancy (Garnier) Rogers, died on Monday, Aug. 17 at Bristol Hospital. William E. Buckley, 75 of Bristol, died on Saturday, Aug. 15. Edmund…

Obituaries for Aug. 21

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. Nancy (Voisine) Tedeski, 67, of Bristol, died Monday, Aug. 10 at Touchpoints at Farmington. Jennie Kalinoski died Aug. 12. Jeannette (Bouchard) Christensen Trottier, 91, of Bristol, widow of Peter Christensen and…

Obituaries for Aug. 14

Denise Yvonne Antoinette Knecht of Bristol, widow of the late Charles Knecht, passed away at home on Aug. 6. Carolyn M. O’Brien, 89, widow of Alfred O’Brien died on Thursday, July 30. Gordon E. Schmelder, son of the late Louis…

Obituaries for Aug. 7

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. Janet Paskowski Hillier died on July 4. Esther J. (Thibodeau) Bullard, 74, of Burlington, died on Thursday, July 30. Sje was the widow of Melvyn L. Bullard to whom she was…

Obituaries for July 31

Jennie (Moacchio) Amelotte, 82, widow of Maurice R. Amelotte, Sr, died June 24 at home. Shirley (Soucie) Haines, 79, of Bristol, died on Friday, July 10. Robert “Bob” E. White, 89, of Bristol, husband of Frances M. (Smedberg) White, widower…

Obituaries for July 24

Vivienne T. Iversen, 92, of Farmington, widow of Wilhelm Iversen, died on July 15 at John Dempsey Hospital in Farmington.  Robert D. Levesque Sr., of Bristol, husband of Valerie (Arsenault) Levesque, died July 14 at Bristol Hospital. Mary Blake Mandino…

Obituaries for July 17

Here are the following obituaries that will appear in the July 17 issue: Ann (Banach) Chizinski, 89, of Terryville, passed into the arms of angels, on July 3. Jose J. Davila, 44, of Bristol, husband of Anna (Sosnowska) Davila, died…

Obituaries for July 10

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. Elaine (Erling) Prindle, 86, of Bristol, wife of Richard F. Prindle, died Monday, June 29 at Bristol Hospital. Louise (Vontell) Sincko, 85, of Bristol, widow of Michael Sincko, Jr, died on…

Obituaries for July 3

Erich A. Woike, 87, of Bristol, husband of Wally (Oraschewky) Woike died Friday, June 19 at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford. Robert F. Kirchgessner, 83, died June 24. Born in Bristol on April 20, 1932, he was predeceased…

Obituaries for June 19

Jacques J. ”Jake” Comeau, 84, of Bristol, died on Monday, June 8 at Countryside Manor. He was the husband of Elizabeth (Kloss) Comeau. Madolyn C. (Coulombe) Quish, 85, of Bristol, widow of Herbert Quish, died on Tuesday, June 9 at…

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…