Marlborough – Barbara T. (Pope) Palatino, 88, of Marlborough, died April 10, 2019 after a long illness, with her family by her side, at Marie Esther Health Center. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 36 years, Walter L. Palatino, who died in 1988.
Born in Hudson, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Marion (Walsh) Pope.
A graduate of Children’s Hospital in 1952, she worked for many years on the pediatrics floor of Marlborough Hospital and later volunteered at Sarasota Memorial Sarasota, Fla. for 18 years.
She is survived by her children, Marita Marino and her husband Paul of Limington, Maine, Pauline Correia and her husband Paul of Millbury, Laurinda Marinelli and her husband Joseph of Hudson, W. Leo Palatino and his wife Connie of Hudson, and Julie Tucker and her husband Michael of Hubbardston, and her sisters, Ann and her husband Loren King of Northborough and Julie and her husband Dennis Murphy Jr of Harvard. She is also survived by her 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She was also the sister of the late Carolyn Thomas.
Visiting hours will be held Sunday, April 14, from 4-7 p.m., at the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, April 15, at 10 a.m., at Saint Matthias Church, 409 Hemenway St., Marlborough. Burial will follow at St. Michael’s Cemetery, Cox Street, Hudson.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jewish Home Hospice, 646 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01609 and National MS Society, 101A First Ave., Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451 (Note in memo Julie Tucker).