Geraldine Barbuto, 89
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Geraldine Belle Barbuto, 89, of North Adams, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, at North Adams Commons.
She was born in Dalton on Dec. 27, 1931, a daughter of Hubert D. and Evelyn M. Kent Crew. She graduated from Pittsfield High School and obtained her nursing degree from the former Bishop Memorial Nursing School in Pittsfield.
Geraldine was a devoted nurse throughout her life. She was employed at the former North Adams Regional Hospital and then for North Adams Public Schools as a school nurse, later retiring from McCann Technical School.
She was a member of the Massachusetts Retired Nurses Association, a devoted communicant of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish, and, most of all, she loved spending time with her family, friends, and especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her son, Robert Barbuto Jr. (Leah) of Plainfield, Conn.; grandchildren Haley Moreau (David Floriani) of North Adams, Robert Moreau (Julia) of North Adams, and Marc Moreau (Mykayla Parisi) of Pittsfield. She also leaves great-grandchildren Dominic Moreau, Jaxson Moreau, Aubrey Floriani, Eva Moreau, her niece and godchild Jeanne Morin of Pittsfield, her nephew and godchild Francis Dargie of North Adams, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Geraldine was predeceased by her parents, a daughter, Lynn Ann Swanson, and two sisters Marilyn J. Morin and Elaine M. Crew.
FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, at 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish, North Adams. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Dalton. Calling hours at Flynn & Dagnoli Funeral Home, Central Chapels, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, will be Thursday morning from 9 to 10:30. Memorial donations are suggested for HospiceCare in the Berkshires through the funeral home. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.
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