Obituaries

Southington Observer Obituaries Section

Obituaries for Nov. 21

November 19, 2014
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The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For more details, look to Friday’s print or e-editions. Evelyn D. Gionfriddo, 95, died on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at Walnut Hill Care Center in New Britain. Mary Rose (Mule) Riedinger, 90, of Southington, died on Saturday, Nov. 8. She was the wife of the late…

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Obituaries for Nov. 14

November 12, 2014
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The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For more information, look to our print or e-editions on Friday. Megan McAllister O’Grady, 32, of Southington, died in an auto accident on Nov. 1. Janet Yorski, 56, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 1 at home with her family at her side. She was born…

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Obituaries for Nov. 7

November 5, 2014
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The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For further details look to our print or e-edition on Friday. Nicholas J. DeLuco, 82, of Southington, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 26, surrounded by his family at home. He was the beloved husband of Nancy (Gionfriddo) DeLuco. Gabrielle “Gaby” Marie (Prefontaine) Deshaies, 87, of…

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Olney Needham, served in the US Army

September 17, 2014
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Olney Wendall Needham, “Hoogie” to all who knew him, died peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at the age of 85 in Venice Florida.  He is survived by his loving wife, Jean Ingalls Needham of 64 years. Hoogie was born on October 31, 1928 to Charles and Laura Needham in Middlebury, VT.   Hoogie graduated from Middlebury…

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Michael Shanley, longtime police officer

September 17, 2014
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Michael Shanley, longtime police officer

Michael James Shanley, 50, of Southington and Cedar Island, Clinton, passed away on September 6, with his ever-loving and devoted family by his side.  Mike fought a most courageous and dignified battle for 22 months against glioblastoma. He handled his illness with grace, dignity and determination, never considering it any other way. Mike had a…

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Josephine Feeney, worked at Meriden Hospital for years

September 17, 2014
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Josephine M. Feeney, of Southington, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at HCC at Bradley Memorial. She was born in Southington, the daughter of the late John and Anna (Parylak) Feeney. Prior to her retirement, Josephine had worked at the Meriden Hospital for many years. She was a parishioner of St. Thomas Church. She is…

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Henry Sabatella, served in the US Army during World War II

September 17, 2014
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Henry Sabatella, served in the US Army during World War II

Henry Joseph , 91, of Southi-ngton, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Dorothy (Heaney) Sabatella. He was born in Southington on March 23, 1923, the son of the late Joseph and Rose (Terino) Sabatella. He was a US Army veteran of WW II.…

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Joan Krystopa, was a lifelong resident of Southington

September 17, 2014
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Joan Krystopa, 73, of Southington passed away Friday, Aug 22, after a short illness at her daughter’s home in northern California.  She is survived by her daughter Robyn Bugas and her husband Jack Bugas, grandsons Chase and Daniel Bugas, her sister Dolores DeGumbia and brother Frank Mottola and his wife Joanne Mottola, as well as…

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