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  • Grace Mannion Obituary Photo
    Grace Mannion, 85 West Hartford, Connecticut

    October 29, 1931 - October 19, 2017

    Sister Grace Mannion (Grace Anne) of the Sisters of Mercy died peacefully on Thursday October 19, 2017 after a prolonged illness at St. Mary Home, West Hartford. Born in Danbury on October 29, 1931 of the late James J....


  • Janice Melcher Lewis Obituary Photo
    Janice Melcher Lewis West Hartford, Connecticut

    October 18, 2017

    Janice Melcher Lewis, loving wife of Stuart Bruch Lewis for 58 years, died on October 18, 2017. She was born in 1936 in Englewood, NJ, daughter of Russell Englis Melcher and Elizabeth Arnold Melcher. Much of her...


  • Thomas Edwin Bywater West Hartford, Connecticut

    October 14, 2017

    Thomas Edwin Bywater, aka "Pop-pop," of West Hartford, entered his Eternal Glory October 14, 2017 at Hartford Hospital. Thomas was a faithful man of quite persistence. He was married for 58 years to his wife Cherrill...


  • Rose J. (Ignatowicz) Morey Obituary Photo
    Rose J. (Ignatowicz) Morey, 92 West Hartford, Connecticut

    February 1, 1925 - October 13, 2017

    Rose Janice (Ignatowicz) Morey, of West Hartford, CT, passed away at her daughter's home in San Diego on Friday, October 13, 2017, at the age of 92. Rose was predeceased by her parents Joseph Ignatowicz and Francis...


  • Margaret M. (Purtell) Poehnert West Hartford, Connecticut

    October 10, 2017

    Margaret Mary (Purtell) Poehnert, 94, formerly of West Hartford, passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. She was the daughter of former US Senator William A Purtell who served the State of Connecticut from 1952-1958,...


  • Ray Bowen Larkin, 79 Farmington, Connecticut

    March 15, 1938 - October 9, 2017

    Ray Bowen Larkin, age 79, loving husband of Janet (Moss) Larkin, passed away on October 9, 2017 at his home in Farmington, CT, from complications of leukemia. Ray was born on March 15, 1938 to parents Harry Larkin Jr...


  • Barbara (Ney) Baine Obituary Photo
    Barbara (Ney) Baine Newington, Connecticut

    September 27, 2017

    Barbara Ney Baine of Newington was born and raised in West Hartford, CT and left this world on September 27, 2017. She was predeceased by her husband Jack and her parents Arthur W. Ney and Ann B. Ney all of West...


  • Marilyn Jean (Ahlgren) Stewart Obituary Photo
    Marilyn Jean (Ahlgren) Stewart West Hartford, Connecticut

    September 17, 2017

    Marilyn Jean Ahlgren Stewart, of West Hartford passed peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family and friends on September 17, 2017. Marilyn's life was generous, graceful, brave, and true to her values, and she...


  • Jean Z. Forden Obituary Photo
    Jean Z. Forden West Hartford, Connecticut

    September 16, 2017

    On a sunny Saturday afternoon, the spirit of Jean Z. Forden Morgan McCloy rose gently toward the heaven she so richly deserved. Loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt, grandmother, and great-grandmother, she was...


  • James A. McMillan Obituary Photo
    James A. McMillan West Hartford, Connecticut

    September 14, 2017

    James A. McMillan of West Hartford, CT died on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Jim was born in Owego, New York, the son of the late Ralph E. and Helen (Wishinski) McMillan. Jim graduated from Central Connecticut State...


  • Thomas M. Dworak Obituary Photo
    Thomas M. Dworak West Hartford, Connecticut

    September 14, 2017

    Thomas M. Dworak, 71, of West Hartford died Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Saint Francis Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Murray) Dworak and father of Theodora and Thomas Dworak, Jr. Born and...


  • Vera (Andersson) Biorklund Bloomfield, Connecticut

    September 13, 2017

    Vera A. Biorklund, 93, of Bloomfield, widow of Robert R. Biorklund, died Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Born in Hartford the daughter of Hjalmar and Astrid (Persson) Andersson, she graduated from Hall High School in...


  • Marion Ruth (Taylor) Holly Obituary Photo
    Marion Ruth (Taylor) Holly, 97 Hartford, Connecticut

    February 14, 1920 - September 12, 2017

    Marion Ruth Holly, 97, of Glastonbury, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at home with her daughter and son-in-law by her side. Her husband, Edward C. Holly, who loved Marion with...


  • Doris Belle (Pidgeon) Cooke Obituary Photo
    Doris Belle (Pidgeon) Cooke, 89 West Hartford, Connecticut

    March 13, 1928 - September 10, 2017

    COOKE, Doris Belle (Pidgeon) Cooke, 89, of West Hartford, passed away on September 10, 2017 in Hartford Hospital after a brief illness. Born March 13, 1928, she was the youngest daughter of Sylvia I. (Decker) and...


  • Holger Oscar Lundin Obituary Photo
    Holger Oscar Lundin Wethersfield, Connecticut

    September 2, 2017

    Reverend Dr. Holger O. Lundin, of Wethersfield, died Saturday, September 02, 2017 at Hartford Hospital. He was the loving husband of Judith Hallden Lundin, father of Karen Lundin and Jennifer Robinson, grandfather to...


  • Ruby D. Vipler West Hartford, Connecticut

    August 29, 2017

    Ruby D. Vipler, of West Hartford, beloved wife of Ed Vipler, died Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Hartford Hospital surrounded by her family. Born in Boston, MA, the daughter of Morris and Marion (Beigelman) Duby, she...


  • Vallette (Fisk) Benham Obituary Photo
    Vallette (Fisk) Benham, 84 West Hartford, Connecticut

    November 11, 1932 - August 28, 2017

    Vallette Fisk Benham, 84, beloved wife of the late Richard Evans Benham, died August 28, 2017 at Autumn Lake Healthcare of New Britain. She was born in Hartford on November 11, 1932 to the late Leonard D. and Vallette...


  • Eleanor Perrin Campbell West Hartford, Connecticut

    August 26, 2017

    Eleanor Perrin Campbell, died Saturday, August 26, 2017. Eleanor was the daughter of the late Philip and Cecile Perrin of West Hartford and Wellfleet, MA. Eleanor was pre-deceased by her husband, Charles F. Campbell. ...


  • Penelope P. Skenderian Obituary Photo
    Penelope P. Skenderian, 80 West Hartford, Connecticut

    April 23, 1937 - August 22, 2017

    Penelope Poppas Skenderian departed this life to continue her spiritual journey on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Born in Richmond, Virginia on April 23,1937, the daughter of Andreas and Panayiota Poppas, Penny spent most of...


  • David Forsyth Ransom, 100 Hartford, Connecticut

    August 13, 1917 - August 21, 2017

    David "Dave" Forsyth Ransom, noted Architectural Historian of Hartford, passed away peacefully on August 21, 2017 at the remarkable age of 100. Dave was born on August 13, 1917 in Lockport, NY to Mildred (Weaver) and...


  • Robert Nutting Andrews West Hartford, Connecticut

    August 19, 2017

    Robert "Bob" Nutting Andrews, 82, of West Hartford passed away on August 19, 2017 after an extended illness. He leaves his wife Sue and their children, Jeffrey & Jennifer Andrews of NY, Amy & Ted Brennan of Burlington...


  • Edward H. Ruestow, Jr. Obituary Photo
    Edward H. Ruestow, Jr. West Hartford, Connecticut

    August 13, 2017

    Edward H. Ruestow, Jr., 88, of Bloomfield, formerly of West Hartford, husband of the late Margaret (Poor) Ruestow, died Sunday, August 13, 2017. He was the former longtime owner of Clapp & Treat, Inc. Ed was...


  • Herbert D. Ristow Bloomfield, Connecticut

    August 8, 2017

    Herbert David Ristow, of West Hartford and Bloomfield, died on August 8, 2017 surrounded by family at the distinguished age of 92. Born on Septmeber 3, 1924, Herb would be the first to say he lived a good life. Herb...


  • Robert M. Brandenberger Newington, Connecticut

    August 4, 2017

    Robert Marx Brandenberger, 77, of Newington, died unexpectedly Friday, August 4, 2017. Born in Hartford, the son of the late Robert K. and Erene (Marx) Brandenberger, Bob graduated from Newington High School, Class of...


  • Anne H. Carroll Obituary Photo
    Anne H. Carroll, 91 West Hartford, Connecticut

    February 8, 1926 - July 28, 2017

    Anne Carter Harrison Carroll of West Hartford, wife of Robert E. Carroll, Jr, died peacefully on Friday July, 28 at age 91. She was born February 8, 1926 in Plainfield, New Jersey, daughter of Marjorie (Thompson) and...