Category: Obituaries

Southington Observer Obituaries Section

Obituary: Dr. John Bower, 58

Dr. John Bower passed away at home after a protracted battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He leaves behind his wife of 30 years, Joanne (Kizilski), son CJ (Christopher), Grandson Ren, Brother Brian, Sisters Barbara Rubi and Kris Hill (Tony) and several nieces and…

Obituary: James F. Duffy, 83

Cherished by family, loved by friends, admired by colleagues, James F. Duffy left an indelible imprint on the world before succumbing on August 18, 2016 at age 83 following a long illness. Born in West Newton, Massachusetts on May 30,…

Obituary: Nancy J. Almquist, 76

Nancy J. Almquist, 76, of Southington passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at the HCC of New Britain General. She was the beloved and devoted wife of Richard A. Almquist Sr. Born January 28, 1940 in Southington she was…

Obituary: Anne L. Petracca, 91

Anne L. Petracca, 91, passed away at home on August 22, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late Salvatore Petracca. Born April 12, 1925 in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Orazio and Angela (Canterella)…

Obituary: Michael Horn, 52

Michael Horn, 52, died on Monday, Aug. 15 after a long battle with a genetic heart condition. He was the husband of Dawn Horn. He was born on July 26, 1964. He was originally from Waterbury,  but he resided in Southington and…

Obituary: Gail A. Johnson, 64

Gail A. Johnson, 64, of Southington, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, August 20, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born on October 14, 1951 in Southington to Ruth (Barbier) Johnson and the late Theodore Johnson,…