Obituary of Laura E. Negro
Laura Negro, 87, departed this life on November 20, 2018 at CT Hospice of Branford. She was the beloved wife of the late Louis Negro. Laura was born in New Haven, CT on September 27, 1931 to the late John and Myrtle Upton.
Laura lived for her children and grandchildren and enjoyed life to its fullest. She was a hard-working woman, the life of a party and a true animal lover. Laura was a long-time resident of North Branford where she leaves many friends and served as the Registrar of Voters for many years. In her earlier years she held positions as a bookkeeper for companies to include the VNA.
Laura is survived by her children Lisa Kisiel (and her husband Hank), Carla Knowlton, and Thomas Negro (and his wife Christine); along with her grandsons Julian and Alexander Knowlton, her granddaughters Hailey and Kate Negro, Michael Knowlton and her nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her brother Charles Upton of MA and her sister Sandy Koenen of FL. Laura was predeceased by her Sisters Betty Brookman, Dorothy Graham, Irene Orifice, Lillian Soroka and her brother Edward Upton.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Sunday evening, November 25, 2018 from 4-6 PM at the B.C. Bailey Funeral Home. A Memorial Service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, November 26, 2018 at 10:00 AM with interment to follow at In Memoriam Cemetery. Laura's family would like to extend their sincere thanks for the compassionate and loving care given to her by her friends and the staff at Hospice. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to CT Hospice of Branford in Laura's name. For directions or to leave a message of remembrance, please visit www.BaileyCares.com.