Saturday, December 27, 2008
Friday, December 26, 2008
Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Monday, December 22, 2008
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
He is survived by his wife, Carol Woolley; three sons, David and his wife Diane Woolley, Brian and his wife Chrissy Woolley and James Woolley; five grandchildren, Cyndy, Danny, Meghan, Monica and Cory Woolley. He also leaves many other loving relatives and friends. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at 10 a.m. at St. Stanislaus Church, West Street (Route 69), Bristol. Burial will follow at St. Joseph’s cemetery, Bristol. There will be no flowers or calling hours.
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
She was born May 10, 1931 in Bristol, daughter of the late Morris Weiner and Sophie (Kilman) Lane. A resident of Plainville most of her life, Lorraine was employed at the New Britain Post Office for 19 years until her retirement. She was a member of St. Matthew Church in Forestville.
She is survived by her children, David Sisson and his wife, Carol of West Haven, Dianne Hancort and her husband, Brian of Bristol, Douglas Sisson of Plainville, Deborah Guimond and her husband, Gary of Plainville, Donna DiFrancesco and her husband Alan of Bristol, Donald Sisson of Plymouth, and Dori Ann Sisson of Plainville; her grandchildren, Joanna and Charles Sisson, Kirt Coer IV, Sherri Schiavi and her husband Rich, and Morgan, Jacob, and Nicholas Guimond, Tyler DiFrancesco, Katie, Elizabeth, and Amy Sisson; her great grandchildren, Madison, Zachary, and Katelyn Schiavi, and Kirt Coer V; and her dogs, Lucky, Sandy, Zoey, and Rusty.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 17, 2008, at 9:00 am. from the O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville, to St. Matthew Church, Forestville, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Plainville. Calling hours will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Memorial donations may be made to St. Matthew Church, 120 Church Ave., Forestville, CT 06010 or to the George Bray Cancer Center at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, 100 Grand St., New Britain, CT 06050.
She was born April 27, 1927 in Norwich, daughter of the late John F. and Anna (McCarthy) McCarthy. Betty had been a resident of Plainville and Bristol for the past 60 years and was a member of St. Matthew Church in Forestville.
She is survived by her children, Patty Patterson and her husband, Donald of Forestville and Charles H. Smith, Jr. and his wife, Tamam of Bedford, NH; her grandchildren, Tricia Patterson, Michael Patterson and his wife, Carrie, Matthew Patterson and his wife, Melissa, Patrick Patterson, Courtney Roberts, and Katina Smith; her great grandchildren, Abigail Patterson, Meaghan Patterson, Kate Patterson, and Michael John Patterson; her sisters-in-law, Eva Smith and Arlene McCarthy; several nieces, nephews, and a large extended Patterson family.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 18, 2008, at 9:00 am. from the O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville, to St. Matthew Church, Forestville, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Matthew School, Welch Dr., Forestville, CT 06010
Sunday, December 14, 2008
Friday, December 12, 2008
Thursday, December 11, 2008
Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Paul R. Bouchard, 81, of Bristol, husband of Yvonne (Martin) Bouchard, died Monday December 8, 2008 at the Bristol Hospital of complications from Alzheimer’s. Paul was born in St Agatha, ME on April 20,1927 and was a son of the late Celest and Lucy (Bourgoin) Bouchard and is a step-son of the late Emile Ouellette. He has resided in Bristol for the past 55 years and was employed at Pratt and Whitney Aircraft, Southington for 34 years before retiring in 1987. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II, a member of St. Matthew Church, Forestville, Bristol Lodge of Elk’s #1010, and a 50 year member of the St. Jean de Baptiste Society, New Britain. In addition to his loving wife with whom he would have celebrated his 58th wedding anniversary on December 30th, Paul is survived by a daughter, Charlene Berube of Bristol; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Ivore and Maizy Bouchard of Unionville and Maurice and Nell Ouellette of Plainville; three sisters, Estelle Bouthiette of NH, Rolande “Ann” Bonneau of CA, and Bernice Dumais of ME; a brother-in-law, Emil Martin and his wife Georgette of Bristol; four grandchildren, Matthew Berube, Conan Bouchard, Dr. Carrie (Berube) Reddish, and Shannon Bouchard; seven great grandchildren, Hannah and Kaitlyn Berube, James and Dylan Bouchard, and Kathryn, Kyle and James Reddish; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Michael P. Bouchard, a brother, Ademar Bouchard and three sisters, Rose Hardwick, Lucille Cyr, and Cecile Bard. Funeral services will be held Friday, December 12, 2008, 9 A.M. from Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, to St. Matthew Church, Forestville for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 A.M. Burial with military honors will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Relatives and friends may call at funeral home, on Thursday from 5 to 8 P.M. Memorial donations may be made to St. Matthew Church, 120 Church Ave., Forestville, CT 06010. On-line guestbook and condolences are available at www.funkfuneralhome.com
Henrietta J. (Markowski) Choquette, 88, of Bristol, beloved wife of William C. Choquette, Sr., died unexpectedly on Sunday (December 7, 2008) at Bristol Hospital. Henrietta was born in Moodus, CT on March 27, 1920 and was a daughter of the late Jacob and Pauline (Tabor) Markowski. She was raised in Middletown graduating from Woodrow Wilson High School, and has lived in Bristol for over 60 years. She was a member of St. Matthew Church, Forestville. She was a loving mom and took great joy in spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She had a zest for life and a sense of humor that was contagious to all. In addition to her husband, Henrietta is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, William C. Choquette Jr. and Kathleen Choquette of Jensen Beach, FL and James and Doreen Choquette of Middletown; a daughter and son-in-law, Nancy C. Domijan Brindle and Gerald E. Brindle of Kennebunkport, ME; seven grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday (December 11, 2008) at 10 A.M. at St. Matthew Church, Forestville, by her grandson, the Rev. David P. Choquette. Burial will follow in the State Veteran’s Cemetery, Middletown. Relatives and friends may call at Funk Funeral Home 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, on Wednesday between 5 and 7 P.M. and on Thursday between 8:30 and 9:30 A.M. Memorial donations may be made to St. Matthew Church, 120 Church Ave., Forestville, CT 06010. On-line guestbook and condolences are available at www.funkfuneralhome.com
Monday, December 8, 2008
Germain “Jimmy” F. Lamothe, 92, of Bristol, husband of the late Lorraine (Roy) Lamothe, died Sunday, December 7, 2008 at the Bristol Hospital. Germain was born in St. Guillaume, P.Q., Canada on August 9, 1916 and was a son of the late Wilfred and Marie Louise (Mansau) Lamothe. He resided in Bristol most of his life and was employed at New Departure-Hyatt Division of General Motors for 40 years before retiring in 1974. He was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II, a member of St. Ann Church, Bristol, Le Club Franco American de Bristol, and the Franco American War Veterans Post #2. Germain is survived by three sons and a daughter-in-law, John Lamothe of Pittsfield, MA, James and Laurie Lamothe of Kentwood, MI, and Thomas Lamothe of Camino Island, WA; three daughters and a son-in-law, Susan and Larry Fitzmorris of Portsmouth, RI, Jeanne Dosch of Anchorage, AK, and Marie Lamothe of Bristol; a sister, Gertrude Cote of New Britain; 9 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2008, 9 A.M. from Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Avenue, Bristol, to St. Ann Church, Bristol for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 A.M. Burial with military honors will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 6 to 8 P.M. Memorial donations in Germain’s name may be made to Le Club Franco American de Bristol, 40 Barlow St., Bristol, CT 06010. On-line guestbook available at www.FunkFuneralHome.com