The following obituaries will be published in the Jan. 17 Observer. For further details, look to our print and e-editions published on Fridays.
Frances Alma Hunt, 82, widow of Richard Merrill Hunt, of Forestville, died Sunday, Jan. 5.
Patrick Joseph O’Regan, 89, of Bristol, died on Friday Jan. 3 at his home.
Robert P. Bailey, 59, of Bristol, died on Jan. 1 in Hartford.
Edward “Fast Eddy” C. Mills, 57, of Bristol, passed away on Jan. 3 at St. Francis Hospital.
Florence (Opalacz) Przasnyski, 79, of Bristol, widow of John S. Przasnyski died Saturday, Jan. 4 at Sheriden Woods.
James H. “Jim” Minella, 77, of Bristol, husband of Elizabeth “Betty” (Gravlin) Minella, died on Sunday, Jan. 5 at St. Mary Hospital, Waterbury.
Francis J. “Frank” Roche, 82, of Plainville, former chief of police, died Tuesday, Jan. 7.
Eric P. Steiner, 54, of Bristol died on Sunday, Jan. 5 at Hartford Hospital after a lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis.
Norma C. (Cook) Rzonca, 86, of Bristol, died on Wednesday, Jan. 1 at Bristol Hospital.
Roland O. Levesque, Sr., 76, of Bristol, husband of Mona (Beaulieu) Levesque, died on Friday, Jan. 3 in Dover, Vermont.
Wilfred Long, 84, died at home Jan. 6.
Charles James “Chick” Andrews, 90, of Bristol, widower of Myrtis (Miller) Andrews, died on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at Bristol Hospital.
Leonora (Spargo) Hoffman, 93, of Terryville, died Tuesday, Jan. 7 at The Pines of Bristol. She was the widow of Raymond R. Hoffman.
Michael J. Zdun, 42, of Bristol, died Friday, Jan. 3 at the Hartford Hospital, after a short battle with lymphoma.
Lester P. Warzocha, Sr., 50, of Bristol, died Thursday, Jan. 2 at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford.