Tom Barberio, 82

Tom Barberio, 82, of Ellwood City passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at UPMC – Jameson Hospital in New Castle.

Born February 14, 1938 in Ellwood City, PA, he was the son of the late George T. and Abigail Margaret (Hughes) Barberio . He was married to Lois Jean McDowell Barberio for 43 years, she passed on October 6, 2003.

Tom was a graduate of Lincoln High School class of 1956. He owned and operated McDowell’s in Koppel until his retirement. He was a member of the IMBS in Koppel and the SOI and Hungarian Home in Ellwood City. Tom especially enjoyed all of his grandchildren’s activities.

Survivors include three sons, Michael (Tammy) Barberio of Big Beaver, Greg (Marcie) Barberio of Orlando, FL, and Matthew (Chrissy) Barberio of Ellwood City; two brothers, Joe Barberio of Cranberry, Jack (Mary Ann) Barberio of Ft. Collins, CO; sister in law, Judy McDowell of Ellwood City; five beloved grandchildren, Abby, McKenzie, Ava, Anthony, and Gino.

Along with his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Helen Barberio, Margaret Barberio, and Gayle Balin.

Visiting hours will be held on Sunday August 30, 2020 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 9:00 at the Marshall Funeral Home, 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City.

Funeral Services will be held at the Marshall Funeral Home, Inc. on August 31, 2020 at 11:00 am.

Interment will follow in Holy Redeemer Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Lincoln High School class of 57 Endowment Fund in care of the Beaver County Foundation. PO Box 569 Beaver PA, 15009.

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8 thoughts on “Tom Barberio, 82

  1. We were so sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. He always remembered and asked about the family. He will be missed. Bob and Stephania Richardson

  2. I spent many hours, sometimes into the wee hours, at McDowells in the 1980s. Tom sponsored our softball team and we won several championships. He was one of the best and he will be sorely missed. Rest in Peace my friend.

  3. Tom was one of my favorite acquaintance s that I met and visited with when I moved to. Ellwood. Rest in peace Tom you will be greatly missed. A number one fella. Angie Trott

  4. Greg and family .. So very sorry to hear of Big T passing he was a great man and will be missed by many.Your family is in my thoughts and prayers ?????? …Sincerely Rick Young

  5. Very sorry to hear about Tom’s passing he was a good guy. The Barberio and the Fosnaught families go back years. .Pam and I would have certainly been at his visitation but we heard about it too late.. Our condolances to a fine family. Ed Fosnaught

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