Obituary of Barbara Vitagliano
February 25, 2019
Our family mourns the loss of Barbara who passed away on February 25, 2019. Barbara was born to Mary and Anthony Vitagliano and was a lifelong New Yorker. She was a proud graduate of Queens College earning a BA in Education, followed by two Master's degrees. For more than 40 years Barbara was a respected educator in the NYC Department of Education. Her love of literature and the arts was shared with many students in NYC who had the privilege of calling her their teacher as well as those of us who were fortunate to call her our aunt. She is survived by her brother, Anthony, her nieces Gail (Joseph), Laurie (Kevin), nephew Christopher, grandnephews Alex, Ryan, Michael, Jacob, grandniece Nicole and cousins Annette (Mike) and John. She will be deeply missed by her family and many friends. A Memorial will be held on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 11:00 am at the Greenwich Village Funeral Home, 199 Bleecker Street, NY, NY 10012. Donations in her name may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at lls.org.
March 3, 2019
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Greenwich Village Funeral Home
199 Bleecker Street, Ground, GREENWICH VILLAGE FUNERAL HOME
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Barbara was very much a faithful friend and colleague. We worked together, laughed a lot, and commiserated. Her perceptions of people were astute.
A talented, profoundly committed master teacher.
Ever vigilant, passionate, appreciative and compassionate. A deeply sensitive soul.
Our work putting together an Art "Salon Event" for our friends in her home was a highlight of both our lives. A very supportive patron. I am ever grateful.
I will miss her with deep affection and fondness.
My sincerest condolences to her family.
Posted by: Tim Ascolese - New York, NY - March 2, 2019
Barbara was my travel buddy, my confidante, my counselor, my beauty consultant, my shopping buddy my friend and sister- forever in my heart.
Posted by: Helen Sachs-Heisler - New York, NY - March 2, 2019
I remember Barbara Ann when we were children so long ago and her dear Mother Mary, I remember Anthony her brother and have such fond memories of her as a beautiful talented child I’ve often thought about her over the years and just stay the other day looked her up to see what had happened to her and felt very sad to hear she had passed but was glad to know her life was so blessed. R I P. Dear Barbara
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