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Richard J. Bolas Sr.


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Richard J. Bolas Sr. Obituary


Richard J. Bolas, Sr., 85, of Bristol, beloved husband of Virginia (Zagurski) Bolas, died on Sunday (July 20, 2014) at Ingraham Manor. Richard was born in Hartford on September 20, 1928 and was a son of the late Edward and Kathleen (O'Callahan) Bolas. Raised in Hartford, he was a longtime Bristol resident and was employed at Chandler & Evans Co., in West Hartford for 40 years before retiring. He was a United States Army Veteran and a member of St. Gregory Church, Bristol. In addition to his wife of 60 years, Richard is survived by three sons: Richard Bolas, Jr., and his wife, Kerrie, and Mark Bolas of Bristol, and David Bolas and his wife, Julie, of Middletown; two grandchildren: Jason and Danielle; one niece and two nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers: Edward and Robert Bolas. Funeral services will held on Thursday (July 24, 2014) at 9 AM from Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM at St. Gregory Church, 235 Maltby St., Bristol. Burial, with military honors, will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Relatives and friends may call at Funk Funeral Home on Wednesday between 6 and 8 PM. Memorial donations may be made to the Bristol Hospital Cancer Center, 41 Brewster Rd., Bristol, CT 06010. Please visit Richard's memorial website at www.FUNKFUNERALHOME.com


Published in The Hartford Courant on July 22, 2014
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