Barbara Ann Colton Sirilla, age 92 of Fairbank went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 11, 2020. She was born in Thompson #1, PA on July 7, 1928 a daughter of John and Anna Lukach Colton.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul A. Sirilla; siblings: 2 infant brothers, Mary C. Timms, Helen Foster, Ann Bayorek, Charles Colton; Barbara was the last survivor of her immediate family.
Barbara was a member of St. Francis of Assisi R. C. Church (Footedale Worship Center), Catholic Daughters of America, Golden Group, Altar Rosary Society and the New Salem American Legion Auxiliary #753. She was a retired beautician. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, photography, cooking, traveling, and being with her family.
She is survived by her children: Paul Stephen Sirilla of Fayette City, Barbara Bilconish and husband Charles of Maryland, Mary Logan and husband Peter of Monessen; grandchildren: Rachel (Ricky) Layman, Paul Sirilla Jr., Jennifer Bilconish (fiancee Bill), Lindsey (Hubert) Fiery, Tiffany (Brian) Peck, Brian Logan; great grandchildren: Tyler, Justin, Ayden, Maxwell, Talia; numerous nieces and nephews.
A special thank you to the caregivers: Wanda, Melva, Patty, Mary, and Helen for the wonderful care given to Barbara, also the staff at Hallsworth House and ViaQuest Hospice.
Barbara’s family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 6-8 p.m., Thursday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Kish-Fabry Funeral Home, Inc., 20 Mill Street, New Salem where prayers of Transfer will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Francis of Assisi R. C. Church (Footedale Worship Center), Footedale, PA. with Father William Berkey, Celebrant. Interment to Follow in St. Nicholas Byzantine Cemetery, Brownsville, PA.
The Parish Rosary will be prayed at the funeral home on Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m.
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