D'Esopo East Hartford Memorial Chapel

30 Carter Street, East Hartford, CT


Barbara Bartosiak

June 27, 1958September 19, 2019

Barbara (Gregorczuk) Bartosiak, 61, of East Hartford, beloved wife for 36 years of Zbigniew Bartosiak, passed away unexpectedly surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Hartford Hospital. Born in Poland on June 27, 1958, she was a daughter of the late Wladyslaw and Halina (Czyzyk) Gregorczuk. Barbara and her husband settled in East Hartford in 1989 to raise their family. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, cooking, baking and cleaning. A devoted wife, mother and grandmother, she will be forever missed by her husband Zbigniew; her two children, Adam J. Bartosiak of East Hartford and Kathy Gokey and husband Eric of Bristol and her adored grandson, Gregory Gokey. She is also survived by two sisters, Elzbieta Kasprowicz and husband Waldemar and Grazyna Gregorczuk and husband Andrzej, all of Mezenin, Poland, as well as many extended family members and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday (September 24) at 10 a.m. at SS. Cyril & Methodius Church, 63 Popieluszko Court, Hartford. Everyone is asked to please go directly to the church. Burial will follow in Silver Lane Cemetery, East Hartford. Family and friends may call on Monday from 4-7 p.m. at the D’Esopo-East Hartford Memorial Chapel, 30 Carter Street, East Hartford. To share a memory of Barbara with her family, please visit www.desopoeh.com.


  • Public Visitation Monday, September 23, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, September 24, 2019
  • Burial Tuesday, September 24, 2019


Barbara Bartosiak

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Elaine Cohen

September 22, 2019

Adam. Linda and I are so sorry for the loss of your Mom. We hope you and your family hold on to wonderful memories. She must have been wonderful cause you are so wonderful. Sending much love. Elaine (Gram)

Robert Hay

September 22, 2019

Ciocia had the best laugh. No matter how silly a joke or inappropriate a situation, you could always count on her sense of humor. It was contagious and definitely will be missed.