OBITUARY

Barbara Louise DiRocco

Barbara Louise DiRocco, a resident of Stamford and a former resident of Wilton, passed away on September 20, 2013. She was 43 years old. Born in Stamford on December 28, 1969, Barbara was the daughter of and is predeceased by Joseph Slavinsky, Jr. and Diane Margaret Slavinsky. She is survived by her three children, Nicole, Jack and Luke DiRocco of Wilton and her brother, Joseph Slavinsky III of San Francisco. Barbara was a loving mother, wife, daughter, sister, niece, aunt and friend who will be remembered for her vibrant and caring personality and her steadfast love for her children. The family will receive friends and family from 4-8pm on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at Leo P. Gallagher and Son Funeral Home, 2900 Summer Street, Stamford.A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10am on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at St. Leo Parish, 24 Roxbury Road, Stamford. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Barbara’s name to the SPCA of Connecticut (http://www.spcact.org/donate.php).

Services

  • Calling Hours Wednesday, September 25, 2013
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, September 26, 2013
REMEMBERING

Barbara Louise DiRocco

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Julianne Stirling

September 27, 2013

I am so sorry to learn of Barb's passing. My prayers go out to her loving family. She will always be a bright spirit in my memory.

Martha Margolis

September 27, 2013

I am so very sorry to learn of your loss. Dr. Joe was my dad's protege & took over his practice in Stamford.May your memories be for a blessing.sincerely, martha fodiman margolis

Colleen Collier

September 27, 2013

My heart goes out to the Slavinsky and Dirocco families. My sister and I grew up with Barb. The vision of her ever-smiling face is all I see when her name is spoken. May your hearts heal in time as she watches over all of you from above.

Michelle Callaghan

September 27, 2013

Barb, May you rest in peace... Your spirit was sensitive, kind, and loving. You truly adored your children and we all know you will be with them always.

Jim Reilley

September 26, 2013

Joe, I am sorry to hear about Barbie. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Melanie (Bernard) O'Malley

September 26, 2013

Joe, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Paul Efron

September 26, 2013

Barb,I am so sorry to hear that you passed on to the next part of the journey.I know you had a tough time over the last number of years.My prayers are with Nicole,Jack and Luke--R.I.P. Barb-You will be missed.

September 26, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with the entire DiRocco and Slavinsky family. It has been a rough road and now Barb is in God's hands. She was a good person. May she rest in peace.
Sincerely, Patty & Steve Connor

Rena Masone Field

September 26, 2013

I am so sorry to hear of Barbara's passing. We went to high school together. I always had such fond memories of Barbara's wonderful spirit that came through in everything she did.

Keith SANDOR

September 25, 2013

I AM SO SORRY ABOUT BARBARA"S PASSING. I HAD JUST MET HER OVER THE SUMMER AND IM GLAD I GOT TO KNOW HER. SHE HAD A HEART OF GOLD. I WILL MISS HER DEARLY.
MY PRAYERS ARE WITH HER FAMILY.