Norma M. Ferro
Norma Mae (Burgar) Ferro, 86, of Bristol, died peacefully with her family at her side on Saturday, April 17, 2010, at Bristol Hospital. She was predeceased by her devoted husband of 65 years, Dominick H. Ferro.
Norma was born in Bristol on Dec. 6, 1923, daughter of the late Blanche (Rusgrove) and Frank Burgar.
She is survived by her loving children: a daughter, Debra and her husband, Robert Cusson, of Bristol; three sons and daughters-in-law, James and Marta Ferro of Middletown, Dennis and Faye Ferro of Terryville and Nick and Judi Ferro of Bristol; nine grandchildren, who she cherished and called her "Noonie," Robert and Daniel Cusson, Joseph, Andrew and Philippe Ferro, Melissa Lauretti, Dennis and Nick Ferro and Tamera Procko; seven great-grandchildren, Michael, Kyle and Daniel Lauretti, Jordyn, Kaysie and Jared Procko and Kayla Ferro; a sister, Florence Bourgoin of Terryville; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her brother, James Burgar of Colorado, and her sisters, Blanche Brooks, Grace Fasci and Eleanor Papapietro of Bristol.
Norma worked for more than 20 years at LaMonico's Restaurant, where she was loved by all her customers.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2010, at 10 a.m. at St. Andrew Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1125 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. There are no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, gifts may be sent to St. Andrew Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mission Endowment Fund, 1125 Stafford Ave., Bristol, CT 06010 or the American Lung Association of New England, 45 Ash St., East Hartford, CT 06108.
Dunn Funeral Home, 191 West St., Bristol, is in charge of the arrangements. See www.dunnfh.com.