NORTH SMITHFIELD- Elizabeth Anne (Passarelli) Barker, 86, of North Smithfield, died Sunday, June 23, 2013 in Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Thomas Calvin Barker.
Born in Providence, RI, "Betty" was the daughter of the late Michael and Susan (Green) Passarelli.
Elizabeth was a clerical supervisor with Providence Washington Insurance. She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church. Betty was an avid reader and enjoyed complex crossword puzzles.
She leaves her son, Anthony T. Barker of Zurich, Switzerland; her daughter, Elizabeth J. Barker of No. Smithfield; and her sister, Doris Tomyako of Virginia Beach, VA. She was predeceased by her brother, Michael "Bob" Passarelli.
Her funeral will be held Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 10 AM in St. John the Evangelist Church, 63 Church St., No. Smithfield. Burial will be private. Calling hours are omitted. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the No. Smithfield Public Library, P.O. Box 950, Slatersville, RI 02876.