Category: Obituaries

Obituary: Jeannette A. (Caron) Granger, 83

Jeannette A. (Caron) Granger, 83, of Plainville, passed away at her home on Monday, November 11, 2019.  She was the wife of the late Nelson Granger. Born in Caribou, ME on October 20, 1936, she was one of fifteen children…

Obituary: Grace Pyle Vogel, 79

Grace Pyle Vogel, 79, passed away November 13, 2019, at Sheridan Woods Healthcare Center, Bristol, CT after a long illness. She was born in Clarence NY on May 4, 1940, to the late Clare DeWalt Hahl and Paul E  Pyle. She was…

Former Bristol Blues standout dies at 23

Ryan Costello, 23, a former player for the Bristol Blues, died last Sunday in Auckland, New Zealand, just days after joining a team in the Australian Baseball League.  The Blues made an announcement Monday morning. “It is with very heavy…

Obituary: Lorraine (Litke) Woerz, 103

Lorraine (Litke) Woerz, 103, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 8, 2019. Born on April 4, 1916 to the late Gustav and Angela (Sirko) Litke, Lorraine is now reunited with her beloved husband of 70 years, Arthur, who predeceased her…

Obituary: Lena Morante Gawrys, 96

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our Mother Lena Morante Gawrys on Sunday, November 10, 2019. Lena was born in Plainville, in the house that her father built on Shuttle Meadow Rd, on August 31, 1923…

Obituary: Armand Giroux, 93

Armand Giroux, 93, of New Britain, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 3, 2019, joining his beloved wife, Elizabeth (Deminski) Giroux, who predeceased him by 28 years. Born in Canada on May 8, 1926, Armand was a lifelong resident of…

Obituary: Albert A. Racine, 86

Albert A. Racine, 86, of Plainville, husband of Georgette “Jette” (Huard) Racine, passed away with his family by his side, on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain. Born in Brunswick, ME on January 8,…

Obituary: Sylvia Y. (Sulinski) Kratka, 70

Sylvia Y. (Sulinski) Kratka, 70, of Plainville, wife of Roger Kratka, passed away with her family by her side on Friday, October 18, 2019 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain. Born in Warrenton, NC on June 5, 1949,…

Obituary: William Sisto Bergenty, 91

William Sisto Bergenty, 91, lifelong resident of Plainville, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Apple Rehab in Plainville.  He was the husband of Helen (Broczkowski) Bergenty for 68 years. Bill was born in New Britain on…

Obituary: Fernand ‘Fern’ Paradis, 84

Fernand “Fern” Paradis, 84, of Plainville, Connecticut, entered his eternal rest and went to his heavenly home on Monday, October 21, 2019. Fern is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Simone, and their children: Vic & Wendy (Briggs)…