Obituary: Theresa (Papajik) Barile


PROSPECT — Mrs. Theresa (Papajik) Barile, 85, died Monday, May 23, at Waterbury Hospital after a brief illness. She was the widow of Joseph Y. Barile.

Mrs. Barile was born in New York City, N.Y. a daughter of the late John Joseph and Helen (Bernick) Papajik. She was retired from the New York City Finance Department where she worked as a corporate tax reviewer for many years. She was an active member of the Prospect Senior Center, enjoyed singing and was a member of the Songbirds.

Mrs. Barile is survived by a daughter: Veronica Barile of Prospect; a son: Joseph P. Barile and his wife Denise of Virginia Beach, VA.; a sister: Anna Jackson of Elmhurst, N.Y.; a brother: Stephen Papajik of Flushing, N.Y.; her loving companion: Katie the Collie and several nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a sister: Helen Vallone and a brother: John Papajik.

The funeral will be held on Friday, May 27, at 9:30 a.m. from the Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 26 Waterbury Road, Route 69, Prospect to St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church, 4 Union City Road, Prospect for a mass at 10 a.m. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, May 26, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.