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Obituary for Barbara F. Piccolo

November 27, 1931 - September 28, 2017
Bradford, Massachusetts | Age 85


BRADFORD – Barbara F. (Moore) Piccolo, 85, of Bradford, passed away peacefully on Thursday evening, September 28 in Haverhill, surrounded by her loving family.

Barbara was born on November 27, 1931, daughter of John R. and Gertrude (Meade) Moore. She was raised in Lynn and graduated from St. Mary's High School. She worked for several years for General Electric and Raytheon until she started her family, raising her children in Bradford. Barbara shared a loving marriage of almost 60 years with her husband Morris J. Piccolo.

Her activities included being an avid tennis player for many years at Cedardale Athletic Club and enjoyed playing the card game bridge as well as cheering on her beloved Red Sox and Celtics. She was a devout Catholic and longtime parishioner of St. Rita's Church and Sacred Hearts Parish. Faith and family were paramount in Barbara's life. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many and will be deeply missed.

In addition to her cherished husband Morris, her surviving family members include her loving children John Piccolo of Worcester, Marianne Brown of Bradford and Barbara Greenwood and husband Ricky of Bradford; grandchildren, Daniel Piccolo, Lindsey Piccolo, David Carleton, III, Kristina Brown, Katie Brown, Rachel Greenwood, Derek Greenwood and Joey Greenwood; her adored great-grandsons Jax and Jojo Greenwood; siblings Nancy Roy of Lynn and James Moore and wife Patricia of Lynn; sister and brother in-laws Rose Palmer and husband Earl of Bradford, Grace Jameson of Haverhill, Daniel Piccolo and his late wife Kay of Plaistow, NH, Joseph Piccolo and wife Jane of Arlington, VA and Marianne Moore of Nahant; many nieces and nephews; her deceased family members include her siblings Eleanor Moore, Joan Biggio and husband Al and John Moore, Jr.; sister in-law of the late Santa Januszewski and daughter in-law of the late Fortunata Piccolo.

Services will begin Monday morning, October 2, with visiting hours from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM in the Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 So. Main Street, Bradford. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:30 PM in Sacred Hearts Church, 165 So. Main Street, Bradford. Interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery, Haverhill. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Barbara's memory to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or For online guestbook, please visit


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