Muriel O. Prisloe

Published on Friday, 23 November 2018 20:59


Muriel O. Prisloe, 96, of Bristol, beloved wife of the late John Prisloe, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018.

Muriel was born in Pequabuck, daughter of the late James Peter and Mary (Vivatoski) Olie. A resident of Bristol most of her life, she was a dedicated full time home maker and a member of St. Gregory the Great Church where she actively volunteered at the library. Her greatest joy came from raising her children and fostering a loving, positive outlook on life that will live on as part of her legacy.

Muriel is survived by her loving children and their spouses, Mark Prisloe of West Hartford, Marilyn Boyko and her husband, Bruce, of Bristol, Susan Underwood and her husband, Mitchell, of Plainville, David Prisloe of Bristol, Carol Ferro and her husband, Joseph, of West Newbury, Mass., Gregory Prisloe of Southington, Paul Prisloe of Burlington; and her precious grandchildren, Jeffrey Ferro, Nicholas Ferro and his wife, Stacey, Anthony Ferro, Allison, Dana, and Haley Prisloe, Dr. Mitchell Underwood III, Kristin (Boyko) Ruggiero and her husband, John; caregiver, Abena Adomah; a niece and several nephews and great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by her two sisters, Gloria Elliott and Viola Masters; her brother, James Olie, and her loving granddaughter, Laurel Underwood.

Calling hours will be held on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Bristol from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Funeral services will begin at 9:30 am on Tuesday, November 27, at O’Brien Funeral Home for a procession to St. Gregory Church, Bristol for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. To leave an online message of condolence, share a memory or a photo, visit Muriel’s tribute page at

Posted in The Bristol Press, on Friday, 23 November 2018 20:59. Updated: Friday, 23 November 2018 21:02.