Barbara (Wallace) Jagielski, 88, of Southington, passed away peacefully early Friday morning, February 2, 2018. She was the wife of the late Joseph Jagielski who passed in 2003. Barbara was born on August 24, 1929 in Waterbury, CT, a daughter of the late Leo T. Wallace and Marguerite (Smith) Wallace.
Barbara attended Waterbury Catholic High School and began her working life in the office of Dr. Finn, then on to American Brass Co. After marrying in 1949 and establishing her family, Barbara worked in the pharmacy at Bristol Hospital for 20 years. She was a member of St. Matthew Church in Forestville.
Barbara leaves her daughters, Margaret Gonzales, Lee and Vittie Peterson, Judy Jagielski, and Gail and Mark Wakelin; son, John Jagielski; grandchildren Robert Jagielski (Roxanne), Louisa Gonzales, Reggie Gonzales, Carissa Pomerleau (Kevin), Joseph Peterson, Owen Wakelin and Emma Wakelin; great grandchildren Alexus Gonzales and Reggie Gonzales, Jr., Marc Pomerleau and Mason Pomerleau and many beloved nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, Barbara was predeceased by her sons Raymond, and James Jagielski and by her brother Leo Wallace.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2018 between 9:00 and 10:30 a.m. at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville/Bristol and proceed to St. Matthew Church, 120 Church Ave., Forestville for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Committal service and interment follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. To leave an online message of condolence, share a memory or a photo, please visit Barbara’s memorial webpage at www.OBrien-FuneralHome.com.