Julia Barbero

Obituary of Julia H Barbero

Julia H. Barbero died on Monday, March 23, 2020 in Webster with her daughters at her side after a period of declining health. Julia was born on February 21, 1924 in Willimantic, CT, the daughter of William and Bridget (Shea) Harold. Julia was predeceased by her husband of 38 years, Russell L. Barbero, her brother William F. Harold, and her sister Katherine M. Lariviere. She is survived by two daughters, Mary-Lou and her husband G.Thomas Smith of Dudley, MA and Ann and her husband Edmund J. Tremblay of Tolland, CT. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Monica Fisher (Tim), Lauren Jordan (Craig), Timothy Smith, Sarah Sally(Peter), and Thomas Smith. She also leaves behind six great grandchildren, Gavin Vogel, Bridget, Charlotte, and Eric Jordan, Brady Smith, and Amelia and Peter Sally. Julia graduated from Windham High School and Notre Dame de Lourdes Hospital School of Nursing, Manchester, NH as a U. S. Army Cadet Nurse in 1947. She was employed as a registered nurse in many capacities, retiring from Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam, CT. She resided on Jaybee Avenue in Dudley for many years and more recently at Christopher Heights in Webster. She was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Church. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Anthony of Padua Church. Burial at a later date will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Willimantic. For many years Julia continued to enjoy reading material provided by The Talking Book Library. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Julia to the Perkins School for the Blind, Perkins Trust, 175 North Beacon Street, Watertown, MA 02472 or online at perkins.org/library. You can leave a condolence for her family at www.bartelfuneralhome.com
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Private Funeral Mass

Mass of Christian Burial is private at St. Anthony of Padua Church.