The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. For further details, look to our e-edition or print edition published on Friday.
Alexander Rossetti, 86, of Bristol, widower of Janet E. (Zapatka) Rossetti, died on Friday, Jan. 24 at the Alzheimer’s Resource Center, Plantsville.
Maryann S. (Sutula) Luba, 73, of Terryville, wife of 52 years to Edwin Luba, died on Thursday, Jan. 23 at her home.
Joseph Blackwood Klett, 19, of Bristol, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 25.
Egidia Capirchio, 81, of Bristol, died on Thursday, Jan. 23. She was the wife of the late Joseph S. Capirchio.
Beverly (Petit) Joyce, 69, of Plainville died in Florida, on Monday, Jan. 20. She was the wife of Larry F. Joyce, with whom she was married for 28 years.
Peter G. Imperator, 83, of Bristol, husband of Sylvia (Monico) Imperator died Friday, Jan. 17.
Patricia (Fletcher) Dolecki, 81, of Terryville, widow of the late Walter Dolecki, died Sunday, Jan. 19 at Sheriden Woods Health Care Center in Bristol. Francis W. Mullins, 89, a lifelong Bristol resident, died early Monday morning. Jan. 20 at the Jerome Home in New Britain. He was the husband of Carol A. (Degnan) Mullins, and they celebrated 60 years of marriage this past October.
Hugh “Chip” John Capezzone, 51, of Bristol, husband of Ann Marie (Sirpenski), died at his home on Thursday, Jan. 23.
Born Dec. 7, 1962 in New Haven, he was the son of Irene (Euzine) Capezzone and the late Hugo Capezzone. He grew up in Branford and was a graduate of Branford High School and Southern Connecticut State University. He moved to Bristol 25 years ago and worked at ESPN as an audio operator.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, Jessica, Sydney, and Bryan Capezzone; his sisters, Carol Capezzone and Leslie Capezzone; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles.
Funeral services were held on Monday, Jan. 27 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 355 Camp St., Bristol. Burial followed in Forestville Cemetery, Bristol.
O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave, Forestville/Bristol.
Memorial donations can be made to the American Heart Association, 1 Union St, Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691.