She was the devoted mother of Philip R. Trifari of Warren, RI and his wife Caroline; Maureen A. Trifari of East Providence, RI; Diane Atkinson of Ashland, Virginia and her husband Frank; Christine Trifari of Northbridge, MA; Lisa M. Trifari of Waltham, MA; and Beth A. Gingrow of Hanover, PA and her husband Alfred. She was the loving grandmother of Robert Atkinson, Paul Atkinson, Emily Gingrow and Mary Gingrow. She also leaves many dear nieces, nephews and friends.
Her family would like to sincerely thank the many caregivers who took such wonderful care of Barbara during her extended illness.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday at 10am in Holy Angels Church, 341 Maple Avenue, Barrington, RI. Burial will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence, RI. Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 2-5pm in the Monahan Drabble Sherman Funeral home, 230 Waterman St., Providence. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to Holy Angels Church at 341 Maple Avenue, Barrington, RI 02806 or The Carmelite Monastery, 25 Watson Avenue, Barrington, RI 02806.
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