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Barbara E. CAFFERATA Obituary

CAFFERATA, Barbara E. (Balazy)

Barbara E. (Balazy) Cafferata, 64, of Windsor, passed away Tuesday, (March 5, 2013), at Hartford Hospital in the company of her children. She was the beloved wife of Sandro Cafferata, whom she met in April of 1972 on a cruise ship on which he was the navigator. They recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late William and Gladys (Szczygiel) Balazy, she was a New Britain resident for her early life before raising her family in Plantsville and then moving to Windsor. Barbara was a member of Sacred Heart Church, New Britain. She loved cats and was a very good seamstress. She enjoyed being active, especially doing yoga. Along with her husband; she leaves her daughters, Samantha Francesca and her husband Amedeo of East Longmeadow, MA, and Patricia Cafferata of Chicopee, MA; her son Michael Cafferata of Chicopee, MA; and her granddogs and cat.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday, March 8, from 5-7 p.m. at the Burritt Hill Funeral Home, 332 Burritt St., New Britain. Barbara's funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Burritt Hill Funeral Home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 158 Broad St., New Britain. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Barbara's memory may be made to the Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center, Hartford Hospital, ATTN: Fund Development, 80 Seymour St., P.O. Box 5037, Hartford, CT 06102-5037. To share a memory with her family, please visit us at www.burritthill.com.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Mar. 7, 2013
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