Obituaries

Raymond Bak
B: 1927-09-12
D: 2023-01-23
View Details
Bak, Raymond
Shawn Marshall
B: 1984-01-28
D: 2023-01-15
View Details
Marshall, Shawn
Dominic DeFilippo
B: 1934-03-16
D: 2023-01-08
View Details
DeFilippo, Dominic
Gerald Wilson
B: 1934-10-24
D: 2023-01-07
View Details
Wilson, Gerald
Eula Foster
B: 1931-12-09
D: 2023-01-05
View Details
Foster, Eula
Marcel Simoneau
B: 1925-10-08
D: 2023-01-05
View Details
Simoneau, Marcel
Edgard Dube
B: 1929-02-04
D: 2023-01-04
View Details
Dube, Edgard
Nicola Provenzano
B: 1924-09-18
D: 2022-12-29
View Details
Provenzano, Nicola
Robert Carroll
B: 1927-11-04
D: 2022-12-23
View Details
Carroll, Robert
Virginia Niman
B: 1935-09-24
D: 2022-12-21
View Details
Niman, Virginia
John Kinney
B: 1943-03-31
D: 2022-11-27
View Details
Kinney, John
Miguel Hernandez
B: 1957-09-29
D: 2022-11-25
View Details
Hernandez, Miguel
Elizabeth Masotti
B: 1930-01-24
D: 2022-11-08
View Details
Masotti, Elizabeth
Vito Doria
D: 2022-11-04
View Details
Doria, Vito
Virginia Masotti
B: 1931-09-10
D: 2022-10-30
View Details
Masotti, Virginia
Suzanne Labrecque
B: 1937-05-08
D: 2022-10-29
View Details
Labrecque, Suzanne
Bruce Porrini
B: 1975-08-18
D: 2022-10-13
View Details
Porrini, Bruce
Rosa Dominguez
B: 1957-12-21
D: 2022-10-10
View Details
Dominguez, Rosa
Peter Burns
B: 1932-01-16
D: 2022-10-02
View Details
Burns, Peter
Michael Barnett
B: 1956-07-06
D: 2022-10-01
View Details
Barnett, Michael
Leo Vaillancourt
B: 1936-04-19
D: 2022-09-26
View Details
Vaillancourt, Leo

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
25 Bellevue Ave
Bristol, CT 06010
Phone: (860) 582-8129
Fax: (860) 589-9944

Immediate Need

If you have immediate need of our services, we're available for you 24 hours a day.

Pre-Arrangement

A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.

Obituaries & Tributes

It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.

Order Flowers

Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.

Seeking Guidance: Grief Counseling

The 1969 publication of what was to become a landmark book, On Death and Dying, written by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross changed the way we looked at grief. She described five stage of grieving: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance–stages which became the foundation of our understanding of the experience of grief for decades.

But later research has shown that we cope with grief not in linear or cyclical stages, but in a back-and-forth process which moves between the experience of sadness, anger, yearning, or crying; and the experience of feeling joy or contentment. This is almost a “safety valve”, giving the bereaved a period of rest in dealing with their grief.

Grief is, you see, work. And it seems the body intuitively knows that such hard work requires periods of rest.  This natural back-and-forth process helps us to achieve the four essential tasks in grieving:

1. To accept the reality of the loss

2. To work through to the pain of grief

3. To adjust to an environment in which the deceased is missing

4. To emotionally relocate the deceased and move on with life

But what if you get stuck? Perhaps you can’t accept this new reality; or maybe working through the pain of grief is wearing you down. That’s when a qualified grief counselor can help.

We are pleased to provide bereavement services for the families we serve. In addition, we have many community-based resources we can recommend to you. For more information, please feel free to ask us at the funeral home, or contact us here.