Barbara Autoria

Barbara Jane Autoria (Simeone)

Friday, November 24th, 1939 - Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Barbara Jane Autoria, 79, a longtime resident of Stamford passed away peacefully on August 3rd, 2019. Barbara was born on November 24, 1939 in Queens, NY. Daughter of the late Frank and Frances Masone-Simeone.
Barbara was involved and donated her time to FISH scheduling ride services.
Barbara was employed with Waldenbooks as well as The Stamford Advocate in the accounting department and had a knack for numbers from her early years in banking. Barbara was commitment to her Religious faith, loved bingo, dancing, skating and most of all wanted to do everything involving her health to stay alive. Barbara had many friends and enjoyed good Italian food, holidays, birthdays, and traditions with family and attended many dances with her friends who she was devoted to. Barbara could talk on the phone for hours and enjoy conversation even if it meant talking to complete strangers. Everyone who knew her loved her.

Barbara is survived by her loving children, a daughter Donna Kydes and her husband Craig of Milford, CT, a son Anthony Autoria and his wife Angela of Trumbull. Her brother Philip Simeone and his wife Susan of Arizona. Barbara is also survived by her cherished grandchildren, Marina, Kristin, and Robert, along with her nieces Debbie Corapi and Claire Stern, she is also survived by her nephews, Matthew and Lawrence,

Besides her parents Barbara is predeceased by her beloved husband John Autoria, her sister Loretta Fulgieri and husband Charlie Fulgieri, and a nephew Philip Fulgieri.
A funeral procession will be leaving the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford on Friday, August 16, 2019 at 10:00 AM for a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:30 AM at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Shippan Avenue, Stamford. Entombment will follow at St. John’s Mausoleum, Norwalk. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 3:00-8:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Barbara’s memory to the National Kidney Foundation at or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Building, Memphis, TN 38105
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, August 15th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, August 15th, 2019 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory
    104 Myrtle Avenue
    STAMFORD, CT 06902
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  • Service

    Friday, August 16th, 2019 | 10:30am
    Friday, August 16th, 2019 10:30am
    Our Lady Star of the Sea RC Church
    1200 Shippan Avenue
    STAMFORD, CT 06902
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  • Interment

    St. John's Mausoleum-Norwalk
    223 Richards Ave
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Posted at 06:06pm
Dear Donna and Anthony and families..

Sorry to hear your Mom passed.. Many wonderful memories in our Shippan neighborhood. May she Rest In Peace..

Judy and Mike Tamburri


Posted at 04:39pm
"Barbara Autoria" will remain in our hearts forever.
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