In West Haven July 17, 2000, Robert J. Barba of 261 Leetes Island Rd., Branford.
Father of Robert K. Barba of Branford. Brother of George Barba of East Haven, and Rose Barron of East Falmouth, MA. Also survived by his grandson Jason Barba and his former wife, Clara Knoll Barba of Branford. He was pre-deceased by brothers, Dominic and Vincent Barba and a sister Evelyn Weted.
He was born in New Haven Sept. 21, 1928, son of the late George and Gabriella Barberi Barba. He was Vice-President of Atlantic Diving and Welding, and he was the owner of the former Colonial Auto Body Shop and the Trading Post Antique Shop in Branford. He was a former Auto Body Repair instructor at TCI. and was a member of American Legion Post 83 in Branford.
Funeral from the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 504 Main St., Branford Wednesday morning at 9:30 with a Mass of Christian Burial In St. Therese Church at 10:00. Burial in St. Agnes Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 6 - 8 pm.
Memorial donations may be sent to Stony Creek Fire Rescue Co. 5, P. O. Box 3312, Stony Creek, CT 06405.
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