Barbara Ann Massarelli, 77, passed away on Jan. 2, 2014, in Alamogordo. She was born on Feb. 23, 1936, in Springfield, Mass, to Maurice and Edna Hunt Puffer.
Barbara devoted her professional career to working in the criminal justice system in New York and Florida. She was a devoted wife and a loving mother and grandmother.
Survivors include her husband, Vincent Massarelli of Alamogordo; sons, Keith Barrows of Mich., Craig Wickwire of Millerton, N.Y., and David Wickwire of Gilbert, Ariz., and grandchildren, Juliann, Rylee, Avery and Olivia.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
No services are planned. Should friends desire, contributions may be made to Mr. Massarelli.
The Massarelli family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home to direct the arrangements. Cremation will take place at PCS.
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