Monday, May 27, 2024


Barbara N. DeMattia, 83

Barbara N. DeMattia of Westport died Dec. 17 in Norwalk Hospital. She was 83,

She was born in Norwalk on May 28, 1936 and was the daughter of the late Michael and Anna Nappa. She was a proud lifelong resident and fourth generation Westporter.

She attended Parson Art School and Silvermine Art School. She was an accomplished sculptor and oil painter. She was also a great interior decorator and avid gardener. She loved animals, especially her dog Bobbi.

Survivors include two daughters: Diana L. DeMattia and Linda J. DeMattia, three grandchildren: Emma Parnes, Louis Parnes and Daniel Landan.

Friends are invited to attend a funeral on Monday, Dec. 23 at 11 a.m. in Saint Luke Church, 84 Long Lots Road, for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in Oaklawn Cemetery in Fairfield.

The family will receive friends in the Harding Funeral Home, 210 Post Road East, on Monday from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

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