Henson, Barbara Lee LA MESA -- Barbara Lee Henson, born 24 September 1944 in Jersey City, New Jersey, succumbed to cancer on 11 December 2013 at her home in La Mesa, California, attended by her husband, John Stamatakis, son Victor A. Passaro, granddaughters Jessica L. and Stefanie K. Passaro, and daughter Pamela Ellen Vitale. She grew up in Rochelle Park, New Jersey, and graduated from Pope Pius 12th High School in 1962. She received her bachelor's degree with honors from William Patterson College, and worked in the Information Technology department at AT&T. Contributions in her memory should be made to Mission Hospice, 2365 Northside Drive, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92108, info@home withmission.com
. Private services have been held for the family but a service is planned at the La Mesa First United Methodist Church on Palm Ave. in La Mesa for January 4th, 1 p.m. for her many friends to remember her.