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Barbara Figoni


Barbara (Martowski) Figoni, 80, loving wife, mother, and grandmother passed away at home, July 13, 2021, surrounded by her loving family.

Born and raised in Ludlow, she was the daughter of the late Casimir and Mary (Tokarz) Martowski. She was a graduate of Ludlow High School. Barbara married William Figoni, on August 5, 1961. Together they raised their three children Bill, Theresa, and Barbara.

Barbara was a devoted communicant of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church where she was a member of the Woman’s Guild. She strongly believed in the power of prayer and in a spiritual life.

For Barbara, the home is the most important place for family and friends to gather to share their stories and express their love. Barbara was an avid reader and loved to garden, cook, and quilt. She attended the Senior Education Program at Assumption University with her husband for many years where they shared a love of learning. Barbara will be remembered for her intelligence, sharp memory, common sense, compassion, and as a faithful friend.

Along with Bill, husband of 60 years, Barbara is survived by her three children, William C. Figoni and wife Keiko, Theresa M. Figoni, and Barbara J. Provo and partner Paul Kellner; grandchildren, Thomas Figoni, Puck Glass (Anna), and Michael Provo; sisters, Jeanne Florek and husband Robert, Alice Walker and husband Charles, Jr.; sisters-in-law, Donna Kennedy and Ann Cauley and husband Raymond; as well as nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to visit Wednesday, July 21, from 5-7 p.m. at Tazzini Funeral Home, 22 Locust Street in Springfield. On Thursday morning, there will be visitation from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church followed by her Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11, proceeding to her entombment in the Most Holy Redeemer Mausoleum at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Please consider a memorial contribution to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 123 William St., Springfield, MA 01105, or Baystate Health - Hospice, 280 Chestnut St., Springfield, MA 01199: BaystateHealth.org/giving.

Please visit www.TazziniFuneralHome.com for condolences.

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