Alan J. Deyette

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Alan J. Deyette, 68, of Suffield, formerly of Westfield, Massachusetts, beloved husband of Lilla A. (Burrows) Bruyette, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Stafford Springs.

He was born in Wantagh, New York, June 10, 1950, one of eight children born to the late Robert J. Deyette and Dorrice L. (Bombardier) Deyette. A Westfield resident for most of his life, Alan moved to Suffield in 2003 when he met the love of his life, Lilla. He was a kind and loving man who enjoyed model making, fishing, and motorcycling. Alan was a wonderful cook and took great pride in his many culinary creations. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army, serving two tours of duty during the Vietnam conflict. Alan retired as a truck driver in the tire industry after many years of service.

In addition to his wife , Lilla, he leaves his daughter, Michelle Mathieson of Chicopee, Massachusetts; and son, Fred Deyette of West Springfield, Massachusetts; two brothers, David and Edward Deyette; and three sisters, Dorrice Deyette, Barbara Wright, and Lisa Ditoro; five grandchildren; one great-grandson; stepchildren; step-grandchildren; step-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and friends. He was predeceased by his brother, Rob Deyette; sister, Teri Brubaker; and a granddaughter.

A graveside service with military honors will be held Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 1 p.m. at the Massachusetts Veterans' Memorial Cemetery, 1390 Main St., Agawam, Massachusetts. There will be no public calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations to The Stephen R. Bixler Memorial Fund, 377 Prospect St., Suffield, CT 06078.

Nicholson & Carmon Funeral Home in Suffield has care of his arrangements.

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George E. Worthington Sr., 83, formerly of Somers, passed away peacefully Nov. 26, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford.

He was the son of the late Everett and Mildred (Boyer) Worthington and stepmother, Doris Worthington. He grew up in Somers and attended local schools there. He spent many hard working years on the family farm, and later worked as a butcher for Home Pride Provisions for 35 years. George was a loving father and grandfather and he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. In years past, he was an avid hunter and fisherman, however, throughout his life, his biggest enjoyment was auto racing.

George was recently predeceased in April by his loving wife of 60 years, Beverly Worthington. He is survived by his children, Georgia Lareau and her husband, Gilbert, of Florida, Gloria Worthington and her fiancé, Charles Boice, of Broad Brook, and George Worthington Jr. of Broad Brook; his grandchildren, Christopher Lareau and his wife, Chelsey, Brittany Lareau, Abigail, Justin, and Joshua Worthington, Sharra and Cody Lefelar; and two great-grandchildren, Aiden and Evan Lareau.

Services are private and will be held at the convenience of the family.

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