Category: Obituaries

Obituaries: Myrtle C. Pipeling

Myrtle C. Pipeling, 92, of Plainville, passed away on Wednesday August 9, 2017. She was born on May 29, 1925, in Yarmouth, MA, a daughter of the late Edward B. and Althea (Baxter) Cobb.   Myrtle was an opera singer.…

Obituaries: Arline O’Rourke

Arline Anne (Aube) O’Rourke, age 96 of Braintree MA, formerly of Bristol CT, passed peacefully on Tuesday August 1, 2017 surrounded by family at Alliance Healthcare in Braintree.  Arline was born on March 12, 1921 in New Haven CT to…

Obituaries: Blaine M. Perry

Blaine M. Perry, 70, of Bristol, husband of Nan (Zoccoli) Perry, died peacefully at home on Monday, July 31, 2017, surrounded by his loving family after his courageous battle with COPD. Blaine was born on January 8, 1947, one of…

Obituaries: James Emile Couture

James Emile Couture, 78, of Avon, formerly of Plainville, passed away Monday July 24, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Martha (Kellam) Couture for over 58 years.   James was born November…

Obituary: Melissa L. Zommer, 25

Melissa L. Zommer, 25, of Plainville passed away on Monday, July 10, 2017. Born February 27, 1992, she was the daughter of Maureen (Moore) Zommer and the late Michael L. Zommer. She graduated from St. Paul Catholic High School and…

Obituaries: Richard Samuel Buchanan

Mr. Richard Samuel Buchanan, 77, died Saturday (June 10, 2017) at Hartford Hospital after a brief illness.  He was the father of Cheryl Buchanan and fiancé Stephen Smith and Cathleen and Patrick O’Hare, former husband of Maureen Buchanan, and current…

Obituaries: Barbara B. Savino

Barbara B. Savino, 86, of Lady Lake, FL, formerly of Bristol,  widow of Vincent Savino, died on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 in Florida. Barbara was born in Plainville on July 19, 1930. She was raised and lived in Plainville until…

Obituaries: Howard Philbrick

Howard Philbrick, 79, of Plainville died May 17, 2017 at Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain.   Howard was born August 14, 1937 in Waterbury, son of the late Stillman and Anna (Swazey) Philbrick.   He is survived by his…

Obituaries: Dorothy L. Bergeron

Dorothy L (Schmelder) Bergeron, 79, of Plymouth, beloved wife of Robert Bergeron for 59 years, passed away peacefully at home with her husband by her side on May 9, 2017. Born on March 26, 1938 in Bristol CT, she was…

Obituaries; Kathleen Winters

Kathleen (Casavant) Winters, 71, of Bristol, widow of William Winters, died on Monday (May 8, 2017) at Hartford Hospital after a long battle with kidney disease.  Kathy was born on May 3, 1946 in Burlington, VT to Shirley (Monta) Casavant…