Louise LaChioma

Obituary of Louise LaChioma

Louise Mercaldi LaChioma, age 87, of Trumbull, beloved wife of the late John J. LaChioma, Sr., passed away on Friday, July 21, 2017 at St. Joseph Center, Trumbull. Born in Bridgeport on August 30, 1929 she was a daughter of the late Michael and Mildred (Sanchione) Mercaldi and was a longtime resident of Trumbull. Before her retirement Louise worked at Bridgeport Hospital and the family business Metro Construction. She loved cooking and baking for the holidays and spending time with her family. She always enjoyed the luncheons with the cousins at Addy's house.

Survivors include her four devoted children, Fred (Heidi), Michael (Cathi), Johnny (Jackie), Ginny (Erich Biedermann) five loving grandchildren, Kelly (John), J.P., Jay (Katherine), Nikole (Greg) and Tyler, four cherished great grandchildren, J.J., Sadie Jo, Aubrey and Greyson and brothers, Frank (Liz) and Michael (Jean) as well as many cousins, nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by her sister-in-law, Addy Vazzano.

The family would like to thank her caregivers; grandson, J.P. and her two angels, Nancy Michaels and Gail Gillig as well as everyone at Vitas Hospice and the staff at St. Joseph's Center.

A funeral service will take place on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. at the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull. Interment will follow in Mountain Grove Cemetery, Easton. Friends may greet the family Tuesday morning from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Norma F. Pfriem Breast Cancer Center c/o Bridgeport Hospital, 267 Grant St., Bridgeport, CT.