Elaine (O'Connell) Plocharski, 72, of Bristol, passed away at Countryside Manor in Bristol Thursday, January 5, 2017. She was the wife of the late William Plocharski. Elaine was born in Hartford on June 18, 1944 daughter of the late Raymond J. and Arline (Moylan) O'Connell. She was a member of St. Matthew Church, Forestville and she loved animals especially her many Collies over the years. She leaves her children, Kathy-Lyn Purcell of Plainville, William Plocharski of Bristol and Stephen Plocharski of Farmington, granddaughter Jessica Plocharski; brothers Raymond O'Connell and his wife, Emily, of Qunicy, MA and Cornelius O'Connell also of MA. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2017 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at O'Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville/Bristol until preparing to leave for an 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Matthew Church, 120 Church Ave., Forestville. Committal service and interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. To leave an online message of condolence, share a memory or a photo, please visit Elaine's memorial page at www.OBRIEN-FUNERALHOME.com .
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