WESTFIELD - Mary Margaret "Chipper" Barrieau, 74, of 26 Cass St., Westfield, N.Y., died Nov. 19, 2012, at Absolut Care of Westfield.
"Chipper" was born Feb. 2, 1938, in Westfield, N.Y., the daughter of the late Carl C. and Lucy M. (Calabrese) Cogliano.
A Westfield resident all her life, she had been employed as a cash applications clerk for Welch Foods in Westfield for over 25 years, retiring in 2000. She had also been employed by General Electric at the Erie plant offices for over 16 years. She was a member of St. Dominic Roman Catholic Parish of Westfield and a life member of the Altar and Rosary Society. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, watching her programs on TV and traveling when her health would allow.
She is survived by her son, Paul Barrieau of Minnesota; her grandson, Tyler Carl Hatling of Minnesota; several cousins; one niece; two nephews; two aunts; and her sister in law, Barbara Cogliano of Centerville, Ohio.
She was preceded in death her brother, Joseph Cogliano, Sr.
No calling hours will be observed. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Nov. 21 at St. Dominic Roman Catholic Church, Westfield with Father Joseph Walter officiating. Private burial was in St. James Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Dominic RC Church, 15 Union St., Westfield, N.Y. 14787.
The Mason Funeral Home 37 Clinton St., Westfield, N.Y., has been entrusted with her funeral arrangements. Log on to www.masonfuneral.com to send Mary's family a message of sympathy.