Frank J. Barbera

SOUTHINGTON - Frank J. Barbera, 67, of Southington passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at CT Hospice, Branford. He was the beloved husband of Linda (DeAngelo) Barbera for 34 years.

Born April 24, 1946, in Wallingford, a son of the late Salvatore and Frances (Bernard) Barbera. Frank was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving with both the U.S. Marines and Navy. He was employed by R&L Transportation.

In addition to his wife he was a loving father to his daughter, Jennifer Geel and husband, Sean, of Southington; two special grandsons, Shamus and Cullan Geel; and several aunts, uncles; nieces, nephews; and cousins. He also leaves two sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law, Joyce Hines and husband, Russell, of Glastonbury, and Judy Then, of Meriden.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington. Burial with military honors will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Meriden. Calling hours will be from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the , 825 Brooks St., I91 Tech Ctr., Rocky Hill, CT 06067For online condolences and directions please visit,

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Della Vecchia Funeral Home
211 North Main Street Southington, CT 06489

Published in The Record-Journal on Aug. 16, 2013