Barbara Piaty, 66, a lifelong Shelton area resident, unexpectedly passed away on November 29, 2023.
Born in Bridgeport, she was the daughter of Constance and the late Thaddeus Piaty.
She graduated from Sacred Heart University and was employed primarily as an administrative assistant with several companies throughout her career.
Barb was a member of St Lawrence Parish in Shelton. She enjoyed singing and was a member of several choirs over the years, most recently the Shelton Songsters. She also enjoyed reading, particularly biographies, taking an interest in people from all different walks of life. In general, she had a genuine curiosity and interest in the lives of others, making her a valuable source of family history.
Barb was a kind and gentle soul with unlimited generosity toward her family and friends. She will be remembered for her enormous heart and generous spirit she shared with all.
She is survived by her mother and father, Constance and John Leniart of Shelton, brother Anthony Piaty of Shelton, sister Kristine Lucker (Brian) of Monroe, brother Joseph Leniart (Samran) of Framingham, Mass., sister Susan Leniart (Matt) of Shelton, and niece and goddaughter Abigail Lucker of Monroe.
A visitation for Barbara was held Sunday, December 3, at Spadaccino and Leo P. Gallagher & Son, Community Funeral Home in Monroe.
A Mass of Christian Burial is planned for Monday, December 4, at 11 am, at St Lawrence Church, 505 Shelton Avenue in Shelton. Interment is to follow at St Michael's Cemetery, 2205 Stratford Avenue in Stratford.