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Barbara F. (Moore) Piccolo, 85, of Bradford, passed away peacefully on Thursday evening, September 28, in Haverhill, surrounded by her loving family.

Barbara was born on November 27, 1931, daughter of John R. and Gertrude (Meade) Moore. She was raised in Lynn and graduated from St. Mary’s High School. She worked for several years for General Electric and Raytheon until she started her family, raising her children in Bradford. Barbara shared a loving marriage of almost 60 years with her husband, Morris J. Piccolo.

Her activities included being an avid tennis player for many years at Cedardale Athletic Club and she enjoyed playing the card game, bridge. She was a devout Catholic and longtime parishioner of St. Rita’s Church and Sacred Hearts Parish. Faith and family were paramount in Barbara’s life. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many and will be deeply missed.

In addition to her cherished husband, Morris, her surviving family members include her loving children, John Piccolo of Worcester, Marianne Brown of Bradford and Barbara Greenwood and husband, Ricky of Bradford; grandchildren, Daniel Piccolo, Lindsey Piccolo, David Carleton III, Kristina Brown, Katie Brown, Rachel Greenwood, Derek Greenwood and Joey Greenwood; her adored great-grandsons, Jax and Jojo Greenwood; siblings, Nancy Roy of Lynn and James Moore and wife, Patricia of Lynn; sister and brothers-in-law, Rose Palmer and husband, Earl of Bradford, Grace Jameson of Haverhill, Daniel Piccolo and his late wife, Kay of Plaistow, N.H., Joseph Piccolo and wife, Jane of Arlington, Va., and Marianne Moore of Nahant; many nieces and nephews. Her deceased family members include her siblings, Eleanor Moore, Joan Biggio and husband, Al and John Moore, Jr.; sister-in-law of the late Santa Januszewski and daughter-in-law of the late Fortunata Piccolo.
Services will begin Monday morning, October 2, with visiting hours from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 So. Main Street, Bradford. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:30 p.m. in Sacred Hearts Church, 165 So. Main Street, Bradford. Interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery, Haverhill. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Barbara’s memory to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or www.stjude.org/give. For online guestbook, please visit www.driscollcares.com.
Published on  September 30, 2017
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