Family prepares to say farewell to Marisol Estrada, who died in Bridgeport fire

The family of a Bridgeport woman who died from injuries sustained in a fire spoke with News 12 Connecticut about their loss. About a dozen of Marisol Estrada's family members came together Friday for

News 12 Staff

Sep 20, 2014, 1:51 AM

Updated 3,557 days ago

Share:

The family of a Bridgeport woman who died from injuries sustained in a fire spoke with News 12 Connecticut about their loss.
About a dozen of Marisol Estrada's family members came together Friday for a vigil in front of a memorial in her honor. They say expressions of unity are giving them the strength to say their final farewells.
The mother of three was born in Puerto Rico and loved to cook. Her 2-year-old daughter Allianna was critically hurt in the fire, but is now doing better.
The family is asking the public to give only to the one special fund they've established through the Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust to pay for Estrada's funeral. They say any other funds are not authorized by them and will be reported to police.


More from News 12
0:20
Fire officials: 9 rescued from sinking boat on Candlewood Lake

Fire officials: 9 rescued from sinking boat on Candlewood Lake

1:11
Mostly sunny Father’s Day ahead of expected heat wave in Connecticut

Mostly sunny Father’s Day ahead of expected heat wave in Connecticut

0:20
Authorities: Infant drowned in Bridgeport

Authorities: Infant drowned in Bridgeport

0:21
Stratford FD extinguishes boat fire on Long Island Sound

Stratford FD extinguishes boat fire on Long Island Sound

0:26
Authorities: New Fairfield man turned off power to apartment, interfered with 'vital' medical equipment

Authorities: New Fairfield man turned off power to apartment, interfered with 'vital' medical equipment

1:23
Stamford holds its 4th annual Juneteenth celebration

Stamford holds its 4th annual Juneteenth celebration

3:41
‘I am different.’ How a Trumbull boy and his mom are changing curious stares into smiles

‘I am different.’ How a Trumbull boy and his mom are changing curious stares into smiles

0:46
Customers revel in Stamford's Arts & Crafts on Bedford

Customers revel in Stamford's Arts & Crafts on Bedford

Is your dad awesome? Connecticut tell us why your dad rocks!

Is your dad awesome? Connecticut tell us why your dad rocks!

2:04
Kevin Jonas undergoes surgery to remove common skin cancer; urges fans to get checked

Kevin Jonas undergoes surgery to remove common skin cancer; urges fans to get checked

0:13
Officials: Lighting strike causes fire at Bridgeport apartment building

Officials: Lighting strike causes fire at Bridgeport apartment building

2:24
Connecticut prepares for upcoming heat wave next week

Connecticut prepares for upcoming heat wave next week

2:33
SILVER LINING: Swimmer from Darien recalls tragic shark attack in Turks and Caicos

SILVER LINING: Swimmer from Darien recalls tragic shark attack in Turks and Caicos

2:35
Supreme Court bump stock ruling won't impact CT ban

Supreme Court bump stock ruling won't impact CT ban

Alex Jones’ personal assets to be sold to pay $1.5B Sandy Hook debt. Company bankruptcy is dismissed

Alex Jones’ personal assets to be sold to pay $1.5B Sandy Hook debt. Company bankruptcy is dismissed

0:14
Police: Goshen man dies after crashing into a tree in Torrington

Police: Goshen man dies after crashing into a tree in Torrington

0:45
Gov. Lamont announced over 26 million for remediation and development to properties across Connecticut

Gov. Lamont announced over 26 million for remediation and development to properties across Connecticut

0:56
 Free jazz concert for Bridgeport seniors to be held next Thursday

Free jazz concert for Bridgeport seniors to be held next Thursday

3:03
'Truly incredible.' Staples High School club 3D prints prosthetics for people in need

'Truly incredible.' Staples High School club 3D prints prosthetics for people in need

0:22
Police: Over 75 pounds of marijuana found during shooting investigation in Milford

Police: Over 75 pounds of marijuana found during shooting investigation in Milford