Obituary of Barbara Vilardo
Barbara Vilardo, 68, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, on March 12, 1951 she was the daughter of the late Stanley Hriczak Jr. and the late Estelle (Walasek) Hriczak.
Barbara worked as a Registered Nurse for more than 30 years at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. She was a very dedicated and passionate nurse until her retirement, 10 years ago. When Barb was not caring for other people, she was a very loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother. There is nothing she loved more than being with her family. In her spare time, she enjoyed tending to her gardens and cooking- and she was an amazing cook.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Nicholas Vilardo BC NFFD Ret.; children, Michael (Karen) Vilardo and Maria (Jason) Vilardo-Prowant ; granddaughter, Miranda Vilardo; adopted grandson, Joseph(Boomer)Hoopsick; step-granddaughter, Ellie Prowant; brothers, Stanley Carl (Teresa) Hriczak and David (Mary Frances) Hriczak; nieces, Alexis Hriczak and Lisa(Dan) Supon; nephews, Carl and David (Melissa) Hriczak and Anthony(Cheryl) Vilardo; aunts, Martha Bulinski and Theresa Zielinski; and many loving cousins.
Friends may call Wednesday, September 11th from 2-4:00 & 7-9:00 p.m. at ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME INC., 319 24th Street, cor. of Welch Ave., Niagara Falls, NY. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 12th at St. Mary's of the Cataract R.C. Church, 259 4th Street, Niagara Falls, NY, with Rev. Jacek Mazur officiating. EVERYONE PLEASE ASSEMBLE AT CHURCH. Entombment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston, NY.
In Lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, Elm & Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263.
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