Obituary: Donald B. Fries, 94

July 27, 2016
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Donald B. Fries, 94, of Southington, passed away peacefully on Thursday July 21, 2016 at HOCC of New Britain. He had been the loving husband of Lorraine (Harriott) Fries for 60 years. Born on January 30, 1922 in Middlefield to the late Frederick and Anne (Meek) Fries, he had been a longtime Southington resident. Donald…

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Obituary: Willy H. McDonald, 80

July 27, 2016
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Willy H. McDonald, 80, of Lake Alfred, FL. passed away December 29, 2015 at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale, FL. Born in Underhill, VT. he was a former Southington resident before moving to Florida. Surviving is his wife, Margaret (Peer) McDonald; a daughter Brenda Olivieri and a son Scott McDonald; 8 grandchildren; a great grandchild;…

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Obituary: Richard Francis ‘Dick’ Sargent Sr., 95

July 27, 2016
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Richard Francis “Dick” Sargent Sr. passed away on July 26, 2016 after a short illness. He was the husband of Elsie Bernice (Blanchard) Sargent. He was 95. He was a life-long resident of Southington and resided at The Orchards at Southington at the time of his death. Dick was born on April 5, 1921 in…

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Obituary: Mavroudis ‘Mike’ Vassiliou, 60

July 27, 2016
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Mavroudis “Mike” Vassiliou, 60, of Bristol, beloved husband of Paraskevi “Evvie” (Hatzisavvas) Vassiliou, died on Monday (July 25, 2016).  He was the founder and owner of Family Pizza in Southington since 1990. He was born in the village of Profilia in Rhodes, Greece on April 6, 1956, and he was one of six children of…

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Obituary: Christine (Nash) Hackett, 77

July 27, 2016
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Christine (Nash) Hackett, 77, of Southington passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at the HCC at Bradley Memorial. She was the wife of the late William D. Hackett. Born February 9, 1939 in New York, NY she was the daughter of the late Kurt and Elsa (Geidt) Nash. Christine was an insurance agent for…

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Meetings listings, starting July 29

July 27, 2016
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ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet monthly to discuss town issues, policies, and issues of concern. Plainville Public Library, lower level, 56 East Main St., Plainville. PLAINVILLE LIONS CLUB. 6:30 p.m. Meeting on the first Wednesday of each month.…

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Obituaries: Joan Carol (Doolittle) Beyer

July 27, 2016
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Joan Carol (Doolittle) Beyer, 73, died July 23. She was born and raised in Plainville and graduated from Plainville High School as a member of the class of 1961. She married the love of her life Fred Beyer, who also graduated from Plainville High as a member of the class of 1958. After her husband’s…

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Bees top Ducks

July 27, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: Behind seven strong innings from Shawn Haviland, the Bees took the opening game of the series 4-1. The Game Changed When…: …Shawn Haviland escaped a bases loaded, one out jam in the bottom of the seventh with the Bees ahead 4-0 with a pop out and ground out…

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Southington meeting listings for the July 29

July 27, 2016
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ONGOING SOUTHINGTON ORCHARD VALLEY GARDEN CLUB. 9:45 a.m. to noon on the 4th Tuesday of every month at the American Legion hall, 64 Main St. Starts with a presentation at 10 a.m., followed by a business meeting at 11 a.m. Guest ($3) are always welcome. RSVP: zickfield63@cox.net. SOUTHINGTON GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. 7:30 p.m. on the 4th…

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