Barbara A. (Radochia) Giordano

September 15, 2002

Giordano – in Woburn, September 15th, Barbara A.(Radochia), beloved wife of Richard J. Giordano. Devoted mother of Richard J. Jr. and Pamela Giles of Londonderry, NH and Dianne M. Savage and her husband T. Brandon of Wilmington. Dear sister of Robert Radochia of Hampton, NH. Loving grandmother of Adam Nolan Savage and Hannah Nicole Savage. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Wednesday, September 18th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Barbara’s Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn, at 10. Calling hours are Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in Barbara’s memory to the American Lung Assn., P.O. Box 265, Burlington, MA 01803-0465.

OBITUARY:

Barbara A. (Radochia) Giordano, a longtime resident of Woburn, passed away on Sunday, September 15th, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford following a lengthy illness. The beloved wife of Richard J. Giordano, she was sixty-four.

Born in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Lillian (Barroni) Radochia. She was educated in the Somerville school system and graduated from Somerville High School. She continued her education at Boston State College, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education. Barbara taught the first grade in Somerville for five years before retiring to raise her two children. During that time, she was especially involved in their athletic endeavors and was on the Board of Directors for the Woburn Little League for a number of years. In addition, she founded the Girls Senior Softball League which is still active today. In more recent years, Barbara enjoyed spending time with her two grandchildren. In June of this year, Barbara and her husband Richard, celebrated their forty-third wedding anniversary.

In addition to her husband Richard, she is survived by her children, Richard J. Giordano Jr. and Pamela Giles of Londonderry, NH, and Dianne M. Savage and her husband T. Brandon of Wilmington; her brother, Robert Radochia of Hampton, NH, and her grandchildren, Adam Nolan Savage and Hannah Nicole Savage. She also leaves many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Wednesday, September 18th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Barbara’s Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn, at 10. Interment will be in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.

Calling hours at the funeral home are Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m.

Donations may be made in Barbara’s memory to the American Lung Association, P.O. Box 265, Burlington, MA 01803-0465.

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