OBITUARY

Barbara "Bibs" Elaine Brown

September 24, 1940July 10, 2021
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Singer, Songwriter and Founding member of 60’s girl group “The Angels” dies at 80.

Born in Newark, NJ on Sept. 24 1940. She passed away peacefully on July 10, 2021 in Scottsdale, AZ. Bibs was born on September 24, 1940 in Newark, NJ. "My Boyfriend's Back," performed by “The Angels“ rose to #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart in 1963. Their hits included, "Til" 1961, "Cry Baby Cry" 1962, "Thank you and Goodnight" 1964. Their early television performances included "The Ed Sullivan Show," "Shindig," "The Mery Griffin Show," "Midnight Special,", "American Bandstand" and “The Mike Douglas Show”. Bibs also sang commercial jingles including those for Wendy’s, Milk, and Sticklets Gum. In the 80’s she left The Angels to run her husband Peter’s Architectural firm, Tuebner and Brown in Los Angeles. Later in life she returned to her love of songwriting and most recently recorded an EP of new songs with her two nieces.

Bibs loved to travel and enjoyed sports, horseback riding and throwing parties. She will be remembered as a bright light who brought joy, enthusiasm and laughter with her wherever she went. Bibs is survived by her sister Jiggs Sirico (Stan); nieces: Samantha Sirico-Pereda (Ramiro); Karalyn Bord (Kevin); great-nephews/nieces Casimir Bord, Satya Bord, Sonja Roy, Miro Pereda, and beloved dog Frank. A Celebration of Life for Bibs will be held in the Fall. If you would like to attend, please leave your contact information for the family below.

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