Herbert Hochstadt, 95, of Bristol, passed peacefully Friday morning, Jan. 11, 2019, surrounded by the love of his family.
He was the devoted husband of Marie (Newsome) Hochstadt, married for almost 73 years. Herbert was born on April 18, 1923, in Germany, the son of Heinrich and Pauline Hochstadt and came to the U.S. when he was 5 years old. He lived in Bristol all his life and graduated from high school in 1941. He loved sports, including bowling, softball, fishing, water skiing at Bantam Lake, and especially playing golf. He was also a member of the Bristol Fish and Game Club, and the Bristol Lodge of Elks #1010. He was retired as a supervisor with Bussman Manufacturing after 40 years of services. Herbert was a wonderful provider for his family, also working nights for many years at Superior Electric.
Herbert was predeceased by his daughter Susan Munn.
Besides his wife, he leaves his daughters, Cheryl Biernat (William) of Plant City, Fla., and Sally Provenzano (Frank) of Bristol; grandchildren, Scott and Michael Biernat, Tony Provenzano, Nikki Lewandowski and Melanie Wood; great grandchildren, Logan and Spencer Biernat, Nico and Briana Provenzano, Conner and Owen Wood and several nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank the 4th floor staff at The Pines for their compassionate care the past 4 years, and Constellation Hospice personnel for their services during the past few weeks. Herbert will be sincerely missed by his loving wife and family, who loved him dearly and grieve his loss. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, between 10 a.m. and noon when a funeral service will begin. Committal service and interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, 522 Terryville Ave., Bristol. To leave an online message of condolence or to share a memory or a photo, visit Herbert’s tribute page at www.OBRIEN-FUNERALHOME.com .