US Army

Albert Toby Bettua

August 22, 1929 ~ August 18, 2021 (age 91)


Albert Toby Bettua, of Bristol passed away peacefully on August 18th 2021, just 4 days shy of his 92nd birthday after a short illness.  Albert was the son of the late Antonio and Concetta Bettua. He was born on August 22, 1929 in Aliquippa PA, one of 11 children.  He was predeceased by his wife Faith Bettua (Scoville) and brothers Michael Bettua, Anthony Bettua and Michael Patrone. Also, predeceased are sisters Mary Iuppa, Nancy Culver and Josephine Penta.  Albert was proud to be both an Army and National Guard veteran.  He was a member of St. Anthony’s Church. He worked for Wallace Barnes until he retired at 65.  Albert is survived by his sisters Rose Szandarowsky, Anne Checovettes and Victoria Ziotas and husband Angelo of Bristol, as well as his brother Phillip (Sonny) Patrone and wife Marsha of Trumbull. He is also survived by his daughters Cheryl and husband Brendan Ericson of Terryville, Lynn and husband John Soltis of Bristol and grandchildren Connor Soltis, Cameron Soltis, Parker Soltis, Toni Ericson, and Scott Ericson. The family would like to thank the staff at The Pines of Bristol for their compassion, care and support.  There will be no calling hours.  Funeral services will be 11AM on Tuesday at St Anthony Church, Bristol. Burial will be in the family plot at St Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. To send a condolence, please visit

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Mass of Christian Burial
August 24, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Anthony Church
111 School St.
Bristol, CT 06010

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