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 by his parents Albertine (Jabs) and Frank Kirchgessner. He was a Bristol native. Educated in the Bristol school system, he went on to earn his teaching degree from The University of Connecticut. He taught at Harry S. Fisher School in Terryville his entire career.
Catharine A. Floryan, 64, of Bristol, died Thursday, June 18 at The St. Mary’s Home, West Hartford.
Rachel McBreairty, 81, of Bristol, died Sunday, June 21. She was the widow of Henry Joseph McBreairty, Jr.
Jeanne Anita (Violette) Alevrides, 85, of Bristol, widow of Maurice N. Alevrides, died on Thursday, June 18 at The Pines at Bristol.
Thomas F. Hennessy, Sr., 88, of Bristol, died Thursday, June 25. He was the husband of the late Rita (Ryan) Hennessy.
Elsie (Bellemare) Taillon, 88, widow of Paul Taillon, CW4 (Ret.), lost her battle with cancer, dying Monday, June 22.
Joanne LaManna-Chasse, 52, of Bristol died Tuesday, June 23 at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. She was the wife of Ronald Chasse.
Lillian (Hasko) Gollin, 88, of Terryville, wife of William Gollin died Sunday June 21 at Bristol Hospital.
Marie Theresa (Gass) May, formerly of West Islip and Gilboa, N.Y. died on June 21. She was the widow of Joseph (Toby) May.
Anthony “Tony” R. Sirianni, Sr., 91, of Bristol, husband of Cindy (Gillis) Doucette Sirianni and widower of Violet (New) Sirianni, died on Sunday, June 21, at Sheriden Woods Health Care Center.