Memorial fund to support late dispatcher's son
A memorial fund has been created by the Shelton Volunteer Fire Company in honor of the late dispatcher and fire house family member, Laura Price to benefit her nine-year-old son Ethan.
Donations can be made on the fire department's website, here.
Laura Price, 35, of Seymour, was heading home early Monday morning when her vehicle crashed into a tree. Stratford Police Deputy Chief John Popik said Price was driving north on Main Street at about 12:05 a.m. Monday when the car crossed into the southbound lane near Fenelon Place. Popik said the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.
Price was taken to Bridgeport Hospital and died a short time later from injuries sustained in the crash.
She is the devoted wife of 8 years to William Price and was born in Bridgeport on January 5, 1981.
She is the loving daughter of Richard A. Fee, Jr. and Sandra L. Carlson Fee and loving sister of Ron Fee and his wife Audrey. She is the beloved mother of Ethan Price, and Joseph Price, caring stepmother of Samantha Vizzo and her husband Brian, and Rebecca Lukaszewski. She is the cherished stepgrandmother of Connor Vizzo, Saleen Vizzo, and Arabella Lukaszewski.
She enjoyed line dancing, boating and water skiing with her brother, and vacationing and spending time with her son. She was also an animal lover.
She started her career as a part time dispatcher for the Shelton Police Department. She then accepted a full time position as a dispatcher for the Stratford Police Department eight years ago. Laura had been a Volunteer Fireman at Pine Rock Fire Company # 4 in Shelton for 15 years.
Friends may greet her family on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 from 2 to 6 p.m., in the Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Road, Shelton. Her funeral service will follow on Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the funeral home.
At the request of her family in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The Laura Price Memorial Fund, ℅ TD Bank 820 Bridgeport Ave. Shelton, CT 06484 or to the City of Stratford K-9 Units, 900 Longbrook Ave. Stratford, CT 06614 or City of Shelton K-9 Units, 85 Wheeler St. Shelton, CT 06484.
Offer online condolences to her family at www.riverviewfh.com.