Constance “Connie” M. Laferriere, of Bristol, passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. She was the widow of the late John J. Campbell, who passed in 1964 and the late Jean Claude Laferriere who passed in 1998.
Connie was born on August 20, 1923 in Brooklyn, NY, a daughter of the late John and Margaret (Malone) Rieger. She was predeceased by her only sibling, John W. Rieger.
She was a member of St. Matthew Church in Forestville, Bristol. She volunteered at the Bristol Senior Center for many years, where at one time she taught computer classes. In her spare time she enjoyed yoga with her daughter and son-in-law Tom & Cathy. She also enjoyed knitting and crocheting and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her daughters Cathy Campbell and her husband Thomas Martino of Bristol, Betty Campbell of Central Islip, NY, Eileen Laferriere of San Antonio, TX; her only son Kenneth Campbell and wife Sandy of Cutler Bay, FL; her grandchildren Jonathan, Stacey, Kevin, Maureen, Constance, Samuel, Kristin, and Nicole; 8 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Connie’s funeral will be held on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. from O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville (Bristol) and will proceed to St. Matthew Church, 120 Church Ave., Forestville for a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00 am. Committal services and interment will be held at 2:00pm at Pinelawn, Long Island National Cemetery, 2040 Wellwood Ave. Farmingdale, NY.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, November 30th between 4:00pm and 6:00 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Connie’s favorite charity, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 (www.stjude.org). To leave an online message of condolence, share a memory or a photo, please visit Constance’s memorial page at http://www.obrien-funeralhome.com/