Barbara Brown

Obituary of Barbara J. Brown

Barbara Jane (Scata) Brown of Glastonbury, CT passed away on October 5th, 2022 in Hartford Hospital at the age of 77.  

Barbara was born in Hartford, CT in 1945 to the late Santo and Nellie (Luzusky) Scata. She was a 1963 graduate of Bulkeley High School and moved to Glastonbury, CT in 1967 where she lived for 55 years with her beloved husband Duane Brown and raised their two children. Throughout her life, she worked as an administrative assistant, a childcare professional and a dedicated homemaker.

Barbara was dearly loved by her husband of 57 years, children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, and everyone she knew.  She was generous, thoughtful, and kind.  She loved reading, shopping, crafts, antiques, going for rides in the country and along the shore, the fall foliage, and spending time with her family.  Barbara had a unique way of making everyone she met feel special and loved.  She had a heart of gold and a great sense of humor. She will be missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing and loving her.

In addition to her husband Duane, she is survived by her daughter, Kathleen Gibilisco and her husband Joseph of Glastonbury, CT, her daughter Carrie Brown-Lima of Ithaca, NY, and five grandchildren Peyton, Jordan, Sophia, Laila and Samuel.  A private service was held on October 8th at Mulryan Funeral Home and the burial took place at Green Cemetery in Glastonbury, CT.   For online condolences please visit

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