Laura (Carreira) Marabello, 85, Bristol

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Laura (Carreira) Marabello, 85, formerly of Sampson Street, Bristol, died peacefully Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at the home of her sons, surrounded by her loving family.

She was the wife of the late Domenic G. Marabello.

Born in Bristol and a resident most of her life, she was a daughter of the late August and Mary Carreira.

Laura attend East Providence Schools, she was the floral designer for the former Marabello Florist in Bristol for several years.  She also worked at various Rhode Island businesses, including American Tourister and A & Z Hayward.

Laura was a communicant of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Bristol.

She is survived by three children, Gaetano D. and Domenic A. Marabello, Rita A. Pinto and her husband, Paul D.; two grandchildren, Paul S. Pinto and Anneliese Marabello; a sister, Agnes Paiva and a brother Manuel Carreiro.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by, six brothers: Joseph, August "Jerry", John, Anthony, Marion and Sebastian Carreira; and a sister, Mary Fratiello.

Her funeral will be held at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, at the Sansone Funeral Home, 192 Wood St., Bristol, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 141 State St.

Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Visiting hours will be on Tuesday, Feb. 4, from 4 - 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, RI Chapter, 245 Waterman St., Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906 or online at www.alz.org.

For online condolences, shared memories, information and directions go to www.sansonefuneralhome.com.

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