Obituary: Elvira “Vera” C. Chicarelli, 85, of Trumbull

Elvira “Vera” C. Chicarelli, 85, of Trumbull, wife of Thomas Chicarelli, died Dec. 25, at Bridgeport Hospital.

Born Oct. 14, 1930, in Bridgeport, daughter of the late Frank and Anna Cappuccini Bruno.

Besides her husband, she is survived by daughters, Debbie Chicarelli-Berke and her husband, Craig of Port St. Lucie, Fla., Kathleen Ramirez and her husband, Felix of Bridgeport, Marianne Jasmin and her husband, Ken of Milford, eight grandchildren, six sisters, Marianne Guglielmo and her husband, Frank of Stratford, Fanny Bossio and her husband, Jack of Stratford, Theresa Farina and her husband, Mario of Trumbull, Helen Garber and her husband, Art of Bridgeport, Patty Schirillo and her husband, Nick of Bridgeport, Connie Sekelsky and her husband, Joe of Trumbull and a brother, Rick Bruno and his wife, Dolly of Orange, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Also predeceased by her son, Thomas A. Chicarelli Jr.

Visiting hours: Tuesday, Dec. 29, 10 a.m., Christ the King Church, 4700 Madison Avenue, Trumbull. Burial will follow in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Stratford. Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull.

Memorial contributions: the American Diabetes Assoc., 2080 Silas Deane Highway, 2nd Floor, Rocky Hill, CT 06067, the American Heart Assoc., 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford, CT 06492, or to the Marfan Foundation, 22 Manhasset Avenue, Port Washington, NY 11050.