John Francis ‘Fran’ Fries, 77, of Bristol, passed away peacefully on March 19, 2019.
Fran was born in Bristol on Feb. 17, 1942; he was the son of the late Joseph B. and Catherine (Sheehy) Fries.
He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Joseph and Sandra Swanson Fries of Southington, and many nieces, nephews and cousins including his godchild, Debby Looby of Wilmington, Del.
He was predeceased by his sister, Constance (Fries) Looby and his niece, Constance (Fries) Lea.
The family would like to thank the staff at Ingraham Manor for their support during John’s last illness and for the care and consideration extended to John for almost 12 years.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, April 6, at 10 a.m., at St. Joseph Church, 33 Queen St., Bristol. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Ingraham Manor, 400 N. Main St., Bristol, CT 06010. Share a memory or message of sympathy online at www.ericksonhansen.com .