Category: Obituaries

Southington Observer Obituaries Section

Obituary: Winthrop B. Thurlow, 90

Winthrop B. Thurlow, 90, of Southington, passed away on Wednesday August 16, 2017 at Autumn Lake in New Britain. He was the husband of the late Anne (Karash) Thurlow and the late Irene (Normandin) Thurlow. Born February 10, 1927 in…

Obituary: Emilia (Sica) Canonico, 94

Emilia (Sica) Canonico, 94, of Southington passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the Summit of Plantsville surrounded by her loving family. Born October 11, 1922 in Naples, Italy she was the daughter of the late Giuseppe and Concetta…

Obituary: Amanda Lee Yorski, 37

Amanda Lee Yorski, 37, of Southington, passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Hospital of Central CT, Bradley Campus. She was born Nov. 18, 1979 in New Britain the daughter of Raymond and Darlene (Carroll) Yorski. She was a graduate…

Obituary: Cynthia B. Melander, 73

Cynthia B. Melander, 73, of Southington, passed away peacefully on August 8, 2017 at the Hospital of Central CT, surrounded by her loving family. Born in New Britain, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Beatrice (Anderson) Melander. …

Obituary: Roland E. Paquette, 62

Roland E. Paquette, 62, of Southington, passed away on Monday, July 31, 2017. He was the husband of Jennifer Klepacki. Roland was born on May 23, 1955 in Holyoke, MA, the son of the late Eugene and Jeannette (Francoeur) Paquette.…

Obituary: Thelma H. (Adams) Long

Thelma H. Long, maiden name, Adams, widow of Barry Long, was born on July 20, 1920, in New Limerick, Maine. Born to Horace and Gertrude Bragan, she was adopted by Earl and Anna Adams. She is survived by two daughters,…

Former ZBA chair dies at 66

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Douglas Hageman, a longtime Southington resident and local official, died on the morning of July 28 at age 66. Hageman lived in town for over four decades and was active in the community through many…

Obituary: Tracy Gillis Tolboe, 52

Tracy Gillis Tolboe 52 of Putnam, CT formerly from Southington, CT passed away on July 29th 2017 from a brief illness. She is survived by her longtime companion and friend Dave Ploughman, a daughter Amber Tolboe, her sister Barrilynn Yother,…