Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, Canton, MA 02021
Josephine R. Barra

Josephine R. Barra (Catalano), age 96, of Canton passed away November 21st at home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Norwood, she was raised in East Boston and graduated from East Boston High School. She previously lived in Dorchester, and has lived in Canton since 1962 where she worked for a time as a Teacher’s Aid. In her free time she loved to cook and spend time with her family. Beloved wife for over 70 years of Guy F. Mother of Lorraine Barra of Arlington, Guy J. Barra of Canton, and Robert Barra of Mansfield. Grandmother of Leanne Laferrera of Bellingham and Colleen Barra of Boston. Great grandmother of Gianna and Stella Laferrera. Sister of the late Mario Catalano. Funeral Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church, Canton Monday morning at 10. Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Monday morning prior to the mass from 8:30 to 9:30 am. Burial St. Mary’s Cemetery, Canton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Season’s Hospice 1 Edgewater Dr., #103, Norwood, MA 02062.
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Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home
455 Washington St.
Canton, MA USA 02021