Michele Guido entered a life of eternal joy and peace on Thursday, Jan. 9, at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport. Michele was a teacher’s assistant in kindergarten at St. Lawrence School, where she enthusiastically shared her love with children and her colleagues. Michele cherished her time at the beach with her close friend Lenore, and with her family on vacations in Aruba.
Michele loved her family, friends and students and was deeply loved by them in return.
She is the wife of Raymond and mother of Raymond III of New York City, Daniel and Nicholas. She is survived by her parents, Diane and Michael Ciarmella, her sister and brother-in-law, Suzanne and Michael Silvestro, her nephews, Louis and Joseph Silvestro, and her brother, Mike Ciarmella. She is also survived by her mother-in-law, Marie Guido, her sisters-in-law, Alice Guido, Peggy Hawes and her husband, Sandy, all of Milford, Anne Hogan of New Haven, Judy Guido, her partner Jeanine Smith and their daughter, Ella of California.
The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the doctors and staff of Oncology Associates of Bridgeport and St. Vincent’s 9 South, for their care and support in Michele’s final days and also to her many dear and close friends who were always there to provide love, care and support.
Funeral services will take place on Monday, Jan. 13, at 9 a.m., in the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull, and at 10 a.m., in St. Lawrence Church, 505 Shelton Ave., Shelton, for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull. Family and friends may call on Sunday from 1-5 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Swim Across the Sound, c/o St. Vincent’s Medical Center, 2800 Main St., Bridgeport, CT 06606 or the Autism Society, 4340 East-West Highway, Suite 350, Bethesda, MD 20814. To light a virtual candle, visit us at abriola.com.