It is with great sadness that the family of Barbara Pierce Bologna announce her passing on March 14th, 2022 at the age of 90, after a brave battle with metastatic breast cancer. .Born in Columbus, Ohio on December 15, 1931 to Garnet (Cramer) and Nelson A. Pierce, she was the eldest of three children. A 1948 graduate of West High School, she attended Ohio State University where she majored in English Literature. In 1954, she left Columbus, after a promotion by Nationwide Insurance brought her to White Plains, NY, where she worked as a legal secretary in their claims division. She married John B. Bologna in 1956 and moved to Port Chester, NY. Her career continued as she was a consultant for attorneys, accountants, and architects, across Westchester County. In 1964 she was awarded the title of top saleswoman for Tupperware Inc. for greater Westchester. From 1968-1973 she was employed as an editor and layout technician for the Westmore News in Port Chester. From 1973-1996 she was employed as an assistant to the village manager for the Village of Port Chester, NY. She was known for her dedication and professionalism. After her retirement and husband’s death in 1997, she began volunteer work at United Hospital and the Bendheim Cancer Center in Greenwich, CT. In 2011 she moved to Greenwich, CT where she resided until her death. She was an honorary member of the Greenwich Women’s Club. She remained active, lunching with her girlfriends and taking part in community activities. She was an avid reader. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, concerts, theatre, and traveling. She is survived by her three sons: John D. (Catherine), of Rexford, NY, Daniel F., of Fairfield, CT, and Dr. Michael J. Bologna (Paul Kosachiner), of Albany, NY; granddaughter, Emily; and sister, Dolores O’Neal of Fairview, TX. She was a beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews. She will be remembered for her kind heart, sense of humor, and compassion for others. She will be missed greatly by all who knew her. The family would like to express their great appreciation to all the medical professions who attended to her care. Their kindness and service to her will never be forgotten. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: The Bendheim Cancer Center,Homebound Greenwich Library 101 W. Putnam Avenue Greenwich, CT 06830 or the American Heart Association
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