Barbara Richards Filanowski, 87, of Milford, passed away on May 23, 2021. Born on February 9, 1934 in Milford, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Lillian Richards.
Barbara worked for many years at Ecklan Manufacturing in Branford as an executive secretary. She enjoyed organizing day trips for seniors and volunteered her time at the soup kitchen in New Haven. Her roots ran deep in Walnut Beach where she spent much of her time.
Barbara leaves behind her son, John Filanowski; brother, Bill (Robin) Richards; sister, Shirley Hughes; and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her son, George Filanowski, III; brothers, Joseph and Earl; and sister, Joan.
The family would like to thank Compassus Hospice and Golden Hill Rehab for the care and compassion given to Barbara.
A Graveside Service will take place on Friday, June 4, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Kings Highway Cemetery, 271 Cherry St., Milford. The family is being compassionately cared for by the staff at the CODY-WHITE FUNERAL HOME, 107 BROAD ST., MILFORD, CT. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Compassus Hospice, 612 Wheelers Farm Road, Suite 103, Milford, CT 06461.
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