Karen S. Chaisson, 54, of Bristol passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at home. She was born July 24, 1961 in Hartford and was a daughter of Robert Chaisson of Bristol and Janet Robichaud of Bristol. She was a network administrator at the Bristol Board of Education. Karen enjoyed nature and kayaking with friends. Besides her parents Karen is survived by her daughter Melissa Chaisson and her boyfriend Robert Cunningham both of Ft. Pierce, FL, two brothers, Barry Chaisson and Kevin Chaisson, both of Bristol, and a sister Donna Chaisson also of Bristol. She was predeceased by a brother, Bruce Chaisson. Karen’s funeral will be held Monday, 11am at DuPont Funeral Home, 25 Bellevue Ave., Bristol. Calling hours will be held Sunday evening from 5-7pm at the funeral home. To leave a condolence message in Karen’s guestbook please visit www.dupontfuneralhome.com.