Obituary: Anthony D. Basile, 85

Anthony D. Basile, 85, of Bristol, retired Chief of the Bristol Fire Department and beloved husband for 58 years of Dorothy Basile, died at his home on Saturday, January 18, 2020, following a short period of declining health.  He was the son of the late Mafalda and Pasquale Basile. A lifelong resident of Bristol, Chief … Continue reading “Obituary: Anthony D. Basile, 85”

Obituary: Anthony D. Basile, 85

Anthony D. Basile, 85, of Bristol, retired Chief of the Bristol Fire Department and beloved husband for 58 years of Dorothy Basile, died at his home on Saturday, January 18, 2020, following a short period of declining health.  He was the son of the late Mafalda and Pasquale Basile. A lifelong resident of Bristol, Chief … Continue reading “Obituary: Anthony D. Basile, 85”

Obituary: Etalo G. ‘Curly’ Calcinari, 96

Etalo G. “Curly” Calcinari, 96, of Bristol, passed peacefully Friday morning, January 17, 2020. Curly was born in New Britain on April 23, 1923 the son of the late Arthuro and Anita (Bessoni) Calcinari. He served proudly in the U.S. Army and took part in battles in Rhineland and Central Europe and took part in … Continue reading “Obituary: Etalo G. ‘Curly’ Calcinari, 96”

Obituary: Etalo G. ‘Curly’ Calcinari, 96

Etalo G. “Curly” Calcinari, 96, of Bristol, passed peacefully Friday morning, January 17, 2020. Curly was born in New Britain on April 23, 1923 the son of the late Arthuro and Anita (Bessoni) Calcinari. He served proudly in the U.S. Army and took part in battles in Rhineland and Central Europe and took part in … Continue reading “Obituary: Etalo G. ‘Curly’ Calcinari, 96”

Obituary: Donald Edward Gelbar, 95

Donald Edward Gelbar, 95, husband of Janet Roberge Gelbar, passed away on January 18, 2020. Donald was born March 29, 1924 in Bristol.  He was predeceased by his parents Edward and Mary Gelbar, his sisters Evelyn Lilja and Barbara Kurowski. He grew up in Bristol, attended Bristol schools and served his country in the Army … Continue reading “Obituary: Donald Edward Gelbar, 95”

Obituary: Donald Edward Gelbar, 95

Donald Edward Gelbar, 95, husband of Janet Roberge Gelbar, passed away on January 18, 2020. Donald was born March 29, 1924 in Bristol.  He was predeceased by his parents Edward and Mary Gelbar, his sisters Evelyn Lilja and Barbara Kurowski. He grew up in Bristol, attended Bristol schools and served his country in the Army … Continue reading “Obituary: Donald Edward Gelbar, 95”

Obituary: Elizabeth A. (Mongillo) Rapisarda, 85

Elizabeth A. (Mongillo) Rapisarda, of Southington, passed peacefully at St. Mary’s VITAS with her daughter Jo, son Jim, and daughter-in-law Lisa by her side after a courageous battle with cancer on Friday, January 17, 2020. She was the widow of the late Gaetano (Jim) Rapisarda whom she was married to for 52 years. “Betty”, to … Continue reading “Obituary: Elizabeth A. (Mongillo) Rapisarda, 85”

Obituary: Elizabeth A. (Mongillo) Rapisarda, 85

Elizabeth A. (Mongillo) Rapisarda, of Southington, passed peacefully at St. Mary’s VITAS with her daughter Jo, son Jim, and daughter-in-law Lisa by her side after a courageous battle with cancer on Friday, January 17, 2020. She was the widow of the late Gaetano (Jim) Rapisarda whom she was married to for 52 years. “Betty”, to … Continue reading “Obituary: Elizabeth A. (Mongillo) Rapisarda, 85”

Obituary: Sylvia (Farrell) Barbati, 83

Sylvia (Farrell) Barbati, 83, of Bristol, beloved wife of Christopher S. Barbati, left this world in peace and dignity on Friday (January 17, 2020) in her home, surrounded by her children and family. Sylvia fought pancreatic cancer for two years with her enduring strength. She was born in Waterbury on May 12, 1936, and was … Continue reading “Obituary: Sylvia (Farrell) Barbati, 83”

Obituary: Sylvia (Farrell) Barbati, 83

Sylvia (Farrell) Barbati, 83, of Bristol, beloved wife of Christopher S. Barbati, left this world in peace and dignity on Friday (January 17, 2020) in her home, surrounded by her children and family. Sylvia fought pancreatic cancer for two years with her enduring strength. She was born in Waterbury on May 12, 1936, and was … Continue reading “Obituary: Sylvia (Farrell) Barbati, 83”