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Obituaries: Jeffrey R. Tye, Sr.

November 21, 2017
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Obituaries: Jeffrey R. Tye, Sr.

Jeffrey R. Tye, Sr., of Bristol, died on Friday (November 17, 2017) at his home.   Jeff was born in Bristol on May 5, 1956 and was a son of the late John W. Tye, Jr. and Jane (Emery) Tye.  A life-long resident of Bristol, Jeff attended local schools and graduated from Bristol Central High School…

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Task force forming as precursor to Arts Council; members sought

November 21, 2017
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Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu and Councilman Greg Hahn have announced the formation of a task force to determine the feasibility of a Bristol Arts Council. Artists, businesses, local organizations and members of the community are encouraged to serve on the task force by sending a letter of interest (or email) for consideration by Dec. 5. “The…

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Obituaries: Frank J. Gaski

November 20, 2017
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Frank J. Gaski, 91, husband of Blanche (Bizier) Gaski, passed away at Bristol Hospital on Sunday (November 19, 2017). Frank was born on October 8, 1926 in Bristol to the late Frank J. Gaski, Sr. and Mary (Gorska) Gaski. After serving his country loyally and faithfully as a Merchant Marine during WWII, Frank returned home…

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Obituaries: Gilbert Roy

November 20, 2017
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Obituaries: Gilbert Roy

Gilbert Roy, 76, of Bristol, passed away Sunday November 19, 2017 at Ingraham Manor, Bristol.   Gilbert was born Dec. 20, 1940 in Van Buren, Maine, son of the late Wilfred and Frances (Desjardins) Roy.  Prior to his retirement he was employed by Theis Precision Steel of Bristol.  Gil was an avid dog lover, enjoyed…

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Obituaries: Gilbert Roy

November 20, 2017
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Gilbert Roy, 76, of Bristol, passed away Sunday November 19, 2017 at Ingraham Manor, Bristol.   Gilbert was born Dec. 20, 1940 in Van Buren, Maine, son of the late Wilfred and Frances (Desjardins) Roy.  Prior to his retirement he was employed by Theis Precision Steel of Bristol.  Gil was an avid dog lover, enjoyed…

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Obituaries: Wilford P. Rogers

November 20, 2017
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Obituaries: Wilford P. Rogers

Wilford P. Rogers, 70, of Southington, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the HCC at Bradley Memorial in Southington. He was born January 22, 1947 in Bristol, the son of the late Wilford J. and Jennie (Kucharski) Rogers Wil was a ball bearing design engineer had worked for TRW in Plainville. “Coach Wil” volunteered with…

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Benefit planned to help 4 year old with kidney cancer

November 20, 2017
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Benefit planned to help 4 year old with kidney cancer

A benefit pasta and salad dinner will be held on Friday, Dec. 15 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Nuchie’s, 164 Central St., Bristol to benefit the family of 4-year-old Liam Vavrek of Bristol. Liam was diagnosed in late September with stage 4 kidney cancer after stomach pains brought him to the emergency room, reported…

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Funeral directors collecting items for Operation ELF

November 20, 2017
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Funeral directors collecting items for Operation ELF

For 12 years, the funeral directors and suppliers of the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association have made personal contributions of gift cards, unwrapped toys, and funds for the Connecticut National Guard’s Operation ELF (Embracing Lonely Families) holiday effort. This year, from now until Wednesday, Dec. 6th, three dozen local funeral homes across Connecticut also will welcome…

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Funeral directors collecting items for Operation ELF

November 20, 2017
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Funeral directors collecting items for Operation ELF

For 12 years, the funeral directors and suppliers of the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association have made personal contributions of gift cards, unwrapped toys, and funds for the Connecticut National Guard’s Operation ELF (Embracing Lonely Families) holiday effort. This year, from now until Wednesday, Dec. 6th, three dozen local funeral homes across Connecticut also will welcome…

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Obituaries: Michael R. Galgano

November 20, 2017
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Michael R. Galgano passed away at his home in La Habra, California, November 2, with his long time companion Jean Eckenrode and her daughters by his side. He leaves his sisters, Joanne DeNoto and Diane Hare and her husband William, several nieces and nephews, all of Bristol. He also leaves sons Michael, David and Kenneth…

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