Obituaries for April 10

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Southington Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-editions:

Helen V. (Garstka) Carlson, 89, of Plantsville, died on Wednesday, April 2 at Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain General. She had been married to the late Fred Carlson for 49 years.

Anthony John Conti, 68, died on March 19 after a long battle with cancer.

Anthony P. “Buddy” Faryniarz Jr., 86, died on Tuesday, March 31 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain General after a short illness.

Tyler D. Peterson, age 21, of Southington, formerly of Alpharetta, Ga., died at home on March 27.

Scott A. Pulvermacher, 46, of Southington, died on March 31. He was the son of Harry G. and Kathy A. Pulvermacher of Southington.

Michael G. Reeve, 65, of Exeter, N.H. and formerly Southington, died on March 27 at Mt. Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Mass. due to complications arising from cancer treatment. He had been the husband of Aimee (Pelletier) for 30 years.

Florence (Ray) Smith, 96, of Sakonnet Bay Manor in Tiverton, R.I., formerly of Southington, died on Saturday, March 28. She was the wife of the late Lee Smith.

Alice Williams, 95, died on Thursday, April 2 at The Summit at Plantsville. She was the wife of the late Cecil Williams.

Dana M. Yelenak, 51, of Southington died on Monday March 30 after a long battle.

Do you have an obituary that you would like printed in The Southington Observer? Send the information to The Southington Observer, care of the editor John Goralski at, mail it to The Southington Observer, 213 Spring St., Southington, CT 06489, or fax it to The Southington Observer at (860)621-1841. Deadline is noon on Friday for the following week’s edition. The editor reserves the right to edit all notices for clarity, length, grammar, and style.

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