Category: Obituaries

Obituary: Karen M. Martin, 58

Karen M. Martin, 58, of Plainville, passed away on Friday, October 19th at John Dempsey Hospital in Farmington after a long illness. She was a fighter and remained optimistic through her final day. Karen was born April 9, 1960 in…

Obituaries: David C. Anderson

David C. Anderson, 82, of Plainville, loving husband of Wilhelmina “Billie” (Blashke) Anderson, passed away after a brief illness, with his family by his side, on Monday, October 1, 2018. Born in Farmington on November 18, 1935, he was the…

Obituaries: Barbara Ann Colella

Barbara Ann (Mastrianni) Colella, 85, of Plainville, beloved wife of Angelo Colella, passed away on Monday, October 1, 2018. Born in New Britain, she was the only daughter to the late James and Della (Gnazzo) Mastrianni.  It was love at…

Obituaries: John M. Reek, Sr.

  John M. “Big John” Reek, Sr., 73, of Bristol, had left us on Wednesday (October 3, 2018) at Countryside Manor.  John was born on July 11, 1945 in Brooklyn, NY and was a son of the late James and…

Obituaries: Joseph Dell’Aquila

Joseph Dell’Aquila went home to be with Our Lord unexpectedly on September 14, 2018.  He was a loving husband, father of 2 daughters and “Papa” to 3 grandchildren. Joe was born in Tuoro di Caserta, Italy to Rosa and Salvatore…

Obituaries: Janice L. Simons

Janice L. (Adolfson) Simons, 77, of Plainville, passed away surrounded by her family on Sunday, September 16, 2018.  She is now reunited with her husband, Bruce, who predeceased her in 2015. Born in New Britain on January 8, 1941, she…

Obituaries: Jane Thomas

Jane (Rathbun) Thomas, “Honey”, 89 of Southington passed away Monday September 17, 2018 at her home holding the hands of her family.  Born in East Orange, New Jersey on June 13, 1929, she was the daughter of Alma (Lasher) and…

Obituaries: Nicola Ruffini

Nicola Ruffini, 75, devoted husband of Felicia (Sanelli) Ruffini for 47 years, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Friday, September 7, 2018. Born in Italy on May 6, 1943, he was one of two sons to the late…

Obituaries: Thomas James Petit

Thomas James Petit, 58, of Austin, TX, formerly of Plainville, passed away unexpectedly, while fulfilling his love for travel, on Thursday, September 6, 2018. Born in New Britain on December 21, 1959, he was the oldest of four sons to…

Obituaries: Lawrence Bonas

Lawrence Bonas, 86, of Plainville, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family, Monday afternoon, September 3, 2018.  He was the loving husband of 61 years to Estelle (Paul) Bonas.   Larry was born on April 23, 1932 in…