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In Memory of

Barbara Martinelli

August 17, 1945 - January 3, 2018

Obituary


Norwich- Barbara J. (Luty) Martinelli, passed away January 3, 2017 at St. Joseph Living Center in Windham after a long battle with kidney and Parkinson's disease.
Barbara was born August 17, 1945 in West Hartford, CT to Sophie R. Luty. She was a 1964 graduate of Norwich Free Academy. She married Robert Martinelli June 20, 1970 at St. Mary's Church in Norwich.
She was a devout Catholic, and enjoyed music, walking and traveling with her husband. She made many trips to her favorite Shrine, St. Anne's Shrine in Sturbridge, MA. She did charitable work with...

Norwich- Barbara J. (Luty) Martinelli, passed away January 3, 2017 at St. Joseph Living Center in Windham after a long battle with kidney and Parkinson's disease.
Barbara was born August 17, 1945 in West Hartford, CT to Sophie R. Luty. She was a 1964 graduate of Norwich Free Academy. She married Robert Martinelli June 20, 1970 at St. Mary's Church in Norwich.
She was a devout Catholic, and enjoyed music, walking and traveling with her husband. She made many trips to her favorite Shrine, St. Anne's Shrine in Sturbridge, MA. She did charitable work with blood mobiles and was always willing to help others out when needed.
In addition to her loving husband Bob, she is survived by her sister and brother in laws and by numerous cousins. Barbara's family would like to extend their special thanks to Terry and Wayne Byassee and Sandy Tarasevich, who were always there for her, and very special thanks to St. Joseph Living Center, especially Laurie, Kim and Cecile, for their special love and care through her year's stay.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church in Taftville on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 11 am. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Please visit www.labenskifuneralhome.com to leave a message of condolence for Barbara's family.
The Labenski Funeral Home, 107 Boswell Ave., Norwich, is entrusted with arrangements.