Michael N. Uchalik, age 67, widower of Elizabeth Uchalik-Gimma since 1976, passed away unexpectedly last month by his son’s side after a long illness. Michael was born in New Britain and lived in Bristol for most of his life, and most recently lived in Woodbury, Conn. Michael’s parents of late were, Antionette and Frank Uchalik of New Britain. Michael enjoyed horticulture and loved attending flower shows. He also enjoyed exploring philosophy and history. He is survived by his son, Michael Uchalik, his beloved granddaughter Lynn Uchalik, and brother Frank Uchalik Sr., of Pasadena, Calif. He is also survived by his nephew, Frank Uchalik Jr., and nieces Lynnell Rameriz, Amanda Reza, and Antionette Uchalik, of Calif. In addition, Michael is survived by Easi Rameriz, Caleb Reza, Noah Reza, Dylan Uchalik, Jake Uchalik and Eva Yates, all from Calif. A private memorial was held by the family and condolences and memories can be sent to Michael Uchalid, 47 Milford St. Burlington, CT 06013 or firstname.lastname@example.org . The family asks that donations in his memory can be made to BARC, Bristol Adult Resource Center, 195 Maltby St., Bristol, CT 06010.