Obituaries

Tuesday 08/15/2017
william-angus-jack-ledger William Angus 'Jack' Ledger
icon Posted: 15 August 2017 [07:50 PM]

William Angus “Jack“ Ledger, 82, of Bristol, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. He was born on June 9, 1935,…

Monday 08/14/2017
john-jack-francis-wojtusik-sr John 'Jack' Francis Wojtusik Sr.
icon Posted: 14 August 2017 [09:59 PM]

John “Jack” Francis Wojtusik Sr., 77, of Burlington passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Monday, Aug.…

bryan-t-oconnor Bryan T. O'Connor
icon Posted: 14 August 2017 [09:57 PM]

Bryan T. O’Connor, 66, of Bristol, beloved widower of the late Susan (Pirog) O’Connor, died on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. Bryan was…

kirsten-saraceno Kirsten Saraceno
icon Posted: 14 August 2017 [09:56 PM]

Kirsten Saraceno, 24, of Burlington, Conn., passed away after a courageous and valiant two week fight with a sudden illness. She was…

Sunday 08/13/2017
donna-marie-schissler-dickau Donna Marie (Schissler) Dickau
icon Posted: 13 August 2017 [09:42 PM]

Donna Marie (Schissler) Dickau, 74, of Bristol, wife of Thomas “Tom” Dickau, passed away suddenly on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at Bristol…

Thursday 08/10/2017
elizabeth-brown-dumais Elizabeth (Brown) Dumais
icon Posted: 10 August 2017 [08:56 PM]

Elizabeth (Brown) Dumais, 39, of Vernon, loving wife of Andre F. Dumais, passed away on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 at her home.…

ruth-ann-lincoln Ruth Ann Lincoln
icon Posted: 10 August 2017 [08:47 PM]

Ruth Ann Lincoln, 61, of Germantown, Md. passed away peacefully, surrounded by her daughter and friends in Bethesda, Md. on July 31,…

Wednesday 08/09/2017
ricky-j-virello Ricky J. Virello
icon Posted: 09 August 2017 [08:13 PM]

Ricky J. Virello, 61, of Swansea, S.C., formerly of Bristol, beloved husband of Kathleen (Carey) “Kitty“ Virello, died on Monday, Aug. 7,…

Gerhardt Wall
icon Posted: 09 August 2017 [08:13 PM]

Gerhardt Wall, 88, of Burlington, died on Sunday, August 6, 2017, at Apple Valley Rehab in Plainville. Gerhardt was born in Bristol on Feb. 11, 1929, and was one of 11 children of the late Edward and Natalie (Dallman)…

Robert T. Benedetto
icon Posted: 09 August 2017 [08:12 PM]

There will be a Memorial mass for Bobby on Saturday, Aug. 12, at 11 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church, 170 Main St., Terryville, CT. A gathering for family and friends will be held immediately following mass at 16 Windsong Dr., Northfield,…

Tuesday 08/08/2017
anthony-gerald-boutot Anthony Gerald Boutot
icon Posted: 08 August 2017 [09:00 PM]

Anthony Gerald Boutot, infant son of Jerrica Boutot and Christopher Floyd, died on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, four days after his birth.…

arline-anne-aube-orourke Arline Anne ( Aube ) O'Rourke
icon Posted: 08 August 2017 [02:17 PM]

Arline Anne (Aube) O’Rourke, 96, of Braintree, Mass., formerly of Bristol, passed peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, surrounded by family at…

neil-gagnon-jr Neil Gagnon Jr.
icon Posted: 08 August 2017 [12:53 PM]

Mr. Neil Gagnon Jr., 77, of Bristol, passed away suddenly on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at home. He was born in…

mary-b-wilson-leone Mary B. (Wilson) Leone
icon Posted: 08 August 2017 [12:52 PM]

Mary B. (Wilson) Leone, 81, of Bristol, beloved wife of Robert R. Leone, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at her…

Sunday 08/06/2017
patty-ann-bernier Patty Ann Bernier
icon Posted: 06 August 2017 [09:59 PM]

Patty Ann Bernier, 55, of Bristol, Conn., passed away on Aug. 5, 2017. Patty Ann Bernier was born in Staten Island,…

Saturday 08/05/2017
zofia-zagrabelna-szpyt Zofia (Zagrabelna) Szpyt
icon Posted: 05 August 2017 [08:22 PM]

Zofia (Zagrabelna) Szpyt, 70, of Berlin, died on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family. She was…

lucille-pagani-boynton Lucille (Pagani) Boynton
icon Posted: 05 August 2017 [08:17 PM]

Lucille (Pagani) Boynton, 89, of New Britain, died Aug. 4, 2017, at Jerome Home with her two nieces by her side.…

robert-edward-drummond Robert Edward Drummond
icon Posted: 05 August 2017 [08:17 PM]

Robert Edward Drummond, age 74, of Stratford, Conn., and Naples, Fla., (formerly of Woodbridge, Conn.) passed away Sunday, July 23, with his…

alma-simoneau-barber Alma (Simoneau) Barber
icon Posted: 05 August 2017 [03:32 PM]

Alma (Simoneau) Barber, 97, of Bristol, widow of Harry W. Barber, died on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at Village Green, Forestville.…

Thursday 08/03/2017
philip-a-sirois Philip A. Sirois
icon Posted: 03 August 2017 [07:59 PM]

Philip A. Sirois, 76, of Bristol, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on…

Wednesday 08/02/2017
Stephen J. Tambling
icon Posted: 02 August 2017 [07:42 PM]

Stephen J. Tambling www.FUNKFUNERALHOME.com…

blaine-m-perry Blaine M. Perry
icon Posted: 02 August 2017 [07:42 PM]

Blaine M. Perry, 70, of Bristol, husband of Nan (Zoccoli) Perry, died peacefully at home on Monday, July 31, 2017, surrounded by…

Astrid Olga Bekstrom
icon Posted: 02 August 2017 [07:41 PM]

Astrid Olga Bekstrom, 75, of Bristol, passed away on July 29, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital. She was born on Aug. 9, 1941, and was the daughter of the late Olga (Westfall) and Einar Bekstrom. Astrid was a member…

Tuesday 08/01/2017
William E. Canfield Sr.
icon Posted: 01 August 2017 [08:59 PM]

William E. Canfield Sr., 84, of Bristol, loving husband of Mary Canfield, passed away on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Bristol Hospital. William was born in Hartford on April 1, 1933, and was the youngest of six children to…

l-joyce-prouty-nixon-gebo L. Joyce (Prouty) Nixon Gebo
icon Posted: 01 August 2017 [08:58 PM]

L. Joyce (Prouty) Nixon Gebo, 89, formerly of Townsend, Mass. died Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at the Apple Valley Center in Ayer.…

edith-mahoney-brennan Edith Mahoney Brennan
icon Posted: 01 August 2017 [08:58 PM]

Edith Mahoney Brennan of Williamsburg, Va. died at home on Sunday, July 2, 2017. She was 90 years old. Born Edith Muriel…

Monday 07/31/2017
mary-jane-vaillancourt-briere Mary Jane (Vaillancourt) Briere
icon Posted: 31 July 2017 [08:18 PM]

Mary Jane (Vaillancourt) Briere, 99, of Bristol, widow of William Joseph Briere, passed away on her birthday Saturday, July 29, 2017.…

gaetane-d-blais Gaetane D. Blais
icon Posted: 31 July 2017 [08:17 PM]

Gaetane D. Blais, 67, of Bristol, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at…

Saturday 07/29/2017
donald-david-brenner Donald David Brenner
icon Posted: 29 July 2017 [08:19 PM]

West Dennis, Mass. -- Donald David Brenner, consummate backstop, booster, and bulwark to a tribe of five sons and one loving daughter,…

Thursday 07/27/2017
wilhelmina-minnie-wentland-reaves Wilhelmina 'Minnie' (Wentland) Reaves
icon Posted: 27 July 2017 [07:54 PM]

Wilhelmina "Minnie" (Wentland) Reaves, 98, of Canton, formerly of Burlington and Bristol, passed away peacefully to be with her Lord on Tuesday,…

gary-a-booker Gary A. Booker
icon Posted: 27 July 2017 [07:54 PM]

Gary A. Booker, 69, of Meriden passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at his home. He was the husband of…

Wednesday 07/26/2017
Frank Jacquette
icon Posted: 26 July 2017 [08:33 PM]

Mr. Frank Jacquette, 87, of Bristol, passed away July 16, 2017, at the Bristol Hospital. He was the husband of the late Rita A. (Seguin) Jacquette. Frank was born in West Hartford on Aug. 9, 1929, the son of the…

Tuesday 07/25/2017
andrew-andy-joseph-brellis Andrew (Andy) Joseph Brellis
icon Posted: 25 July 2017 [09:23 PM]

On Wednesday, July 19, 2017, Andrew (Andy) Joseph Brellis passed suddenly and unexpectedly at home in East Ridge, Tenn. He was 38…

Thomas Sejerman
icon Posted: 25 July 2017 [09:23 PM]

Thomas Sejerman, a resident of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. and formerly of Bristol entered into eternal peace on July 21, 2017, at home. He leaves to mourn his passing his mother, Dorothy Cascone, and his sister, Andrea Smith. Services…

Monday 07/24/2017
dorothy-forrest-papile Dorothy Forrest Papile
icon Posted: 24 July 2017 [10:05 PM]

Dorothy Forrest Papile, 93, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Jerome Home in New Britain. She was born on…

robert-bob-e-perron-sr Robert 'Bob' E. Perron Sr.
icon Posted: 24 July 2017 [10:04 PM]

Robert “Bob“ E. Perron Sr., 49, of Bristol, passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2017. He was born in New Britain on…

Sunday 07/23/2017
catherine-griswold-przygocki Catherine Griswold Przygocki
icon Posted: 23 July 2017 [09:32 PM]

Cathy passed away peacefully after a three-year battle with cancer. She leaves behind her soulmate of 35 years, Joseph Przygocki Jr., daughters…

Saturday 07/22/2017
hubertina-frances-tina-koper Hubertina Frances (Tina) Koper
icon Posted: 22 July 2017 [10:37 PM]

Hubertina Frances (Tina) Koper of Middletown, formerly of Spring Hill, Fla., went to her final resting place on July 20, 2017.…

milton-frank-ward Milton Frank Ward
icon Posted: 22 July 2017 [09:55 PM]

Milton Frank Ward, 94, widower of Cora (Bussiere) Ward of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Autumn…

eleanor-wishinski Eleanor Wishinski
icon Posted: 22 July 2017 [09:53 PM]

Eleanor Wishinski passed away peacefully at her home in Plainville on Monday, July 10, 2017, at the age of 96. Eleanor…

john-rasmus John Rasmus
icon Posted: 22 July 2017 [09:51 PM]

John Rasmus, 91, of Terryville, widower of Helen (Novack) Rasmus, died on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Vitas Hospice at St. Mary’s…

barbara-l-machuga-shepard Barbara L. (Machuga) Shepard
icon Posted: 22 July 2017 [09:50 PM]

Barbara L. (Machuga) Shepard, 70, of Bristol, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 21, 2017, at Sheridan Woods, Bristol. Barbara was…

Friday 07/21/2017
linda-h-careb Linda H. Careb
icon Posted: 21 July 2017 [07:45 PM]

Linda H. Careb, 58, of North Hollywood, Calif. and formerly of Bristol, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 8, 2017. She was…

Thursday 07/20/2017
shannon-gail-konopaske Shannon Gail Konopaske
icon Posted: 20 July 2017 [07:46 PM]

Shannon Gail Konopaske, 41, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. She was born on Sept. 16, 1975. in Yuma, Ariz.,…

john-w-herrington-jr John W. Herrington Jr.
icon Posted: 20 July 2017 [07:46 PM]

John W. Herrington Jr., 81, of Windsor passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017, surrounded by his family in Amherst, Mass. He…

francis-h-murphy-jr Francis H. Murphy Jr.
icon Posted: 20 July 2017 [07:45 PM]

Francis H. Murphy Jr., 88, of Bristol, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017, at Bristol Hospital. He was the loving husband of…

Wednesday 07/19/2017
Richard J. Dube
icon Posted: 19 July 2017 [08:13 PM]

Richard J. Dube, 82, passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at Bristol Hospital. He was born on Dec. 13, 1934, a son of the late Henry and Cecelia (Fagan) Dube Sr. Richard served our country in the US Navy.…

Tuesday 07/18/2017
gary-p-trail Gary P. Trail
icon Posted: 18 July 2017 [08:31 PM]

Gary P. Trail, 68, of Bristol, passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017. He was born in New Britain on Feb. 8,…

Bernice (Reklaitis) Bowden
icon Posted: 18 July 2017 [08:19 PM]

Bernice (Reklaitis) Bowden, born 1926 in Lithuania, daughter of Andrew and Helen Reklaitis, sister to William Reklaitis, Anthony Reklaitis and Helen Perbeck, died July 17, 2017, at home with family. At less than 3 months of age, she came to…

Sunday 07/16/2017
dorothy-may-soden Dorothy May Soden
icon Posted: 16 July 2017 [09:39 PM]

Dorothy May Soden, 84, died on July 14, 2017, surrounded by her loving family at Torrington Health & Rehab. She was…