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Barbara Ann Gibbons

September 21, 1941 August 23, 2020
Barbara Ann Gibbons
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Obituary for Barbara Ann Gibbons

It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Barbara Ann Gibbons on August 23, 2020 at age 78.

She passed away peacefully after, but not before stubbornly battling ovarian cancer.
Barbara was born on September 21, 1941 to Clement T. and Thedosia (Gorski) Prushinski in Nanticoke, PA. Her family moved to CT where she attended St. Michael’s Parochial School in Bridgeport, and she graduated from Stratford High School in 1959 where he nickname was “Smilie”. She worked at Avco and American Chain and Cable.
Barbara was a loving daughter sister, mother, aunt, great aunt, cousin, and friend.
She is predeceased by her parents, three brothers, Thomas (“Tommy”), John (“Jackie”), and Clement Jr. (“Chipper”) Prushinski and her son Christopher Scott Gibbons.

She is survived by her daughter, Suzanne C. Gibbons; two sisters, Patricia (Ben) Frattaroli and Janette Prushinski Dulka; nephews, John II (“Johnny) Prushinski, Dr. Matthew (Sara) Dulka, and Simon Dulka; great nephew, Risto Thomas Fitzgerald; nieces, Jennifer Prushinski, Emilie Theodosia Frattaroli (also her Goddaughter), Maggie Dulka, and Claire (Robert) Wheeler; and great niece, Grace Kearns.

Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial officiated by Father Nicholas Pavia on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Peace Church, 651 Stratford, Road, Stratford. Entombment in St. Michael Cemetery will follow. Friends may call the morning of the funeral from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Pistey Funeral Home, 2155 Main Street, Stratford.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your local Animal Shelter or Animal Charity of your choice. Visit www.pisteyfuneralhome.com to express condolences online.

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Visitation

Thursday

3

Sep

9:30 AM 9/3/2020 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 9/3/2020 10:30:00 AM
Pistey Funeral Home

2155 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

. Wearing of facial masks and social distancing protocol must be followed. Per COVID-19 guidelines, a maximum of 25 people will be allowed in the building at any time. Please pay your respects and exit without lingering so that others may also enter the building.

Pistey Funeral Home
2155 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday

3

Sep

11:00 AM 9/3/2020 11:00:00 AM
Pistey Funeral Home

2155 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

Pistey Funeral Home
2155 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Michael Cemetery Final Resting Place

2205 Stratford Avenue
Stratford, CT 06615

2205 Stratford Avenue Stratford 06615 CT
United States
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