November 30, 1935 - August 6, 2011
Patricia Lee Barbaro, born November 30, 1935, in Detroit, Michigan, was called home by Our Lord on the evening of August 6, 2011. She joins her parents Pauline and Walter Long along with her two (2) sisters and their husbands, Dottie and Earl Lumsden, and Martha and Ed Thompson and their son Dave. Also preceding and waiting to welcome her home is her beloved grandson, Taylor Ryan Smith. Patricia is survived by her four (4) children and their spouses, Paul and Colene Barbaro, Maureen Barbaro, Mike and Connie Barbaro, and Wally and Lynn Barbaro. She also leaves behind a beautiful legacy of nine (9) grandchildren Rachel, Haley, Christi, Avery, Kristen, Dylan, Jake, Gaspar Paul, and Michael. She is also survived by her nieces Chris Eliason, Jill Leonardi, and their families along with numerous other nieces, nephews, and cousins. She led a full life raising her four children, modeling trade shows, traveling, doing bookkeeping for Alpha Dental. Then in 1985 she committed her career to two of her sons playing an instrumental role in building ESSI Inc. as the receptionist/office manager/bookkeeper/accountant. She retired from her position there in 1998 to pursue her clogging, crocheting, sewing, and to perfect her true focus of being
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