Barbara A. Verboski Bakutis, 67, of North Haven, formerly of Thompson St., East Haven, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 13, 2012 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Charles R. Bakutis, Sr. Born in New Haven on December 7, 1944; a daughter of the late Joseph Verboski, Sr. and Stella A. Bencusky Verboski. Barbara had worked for Universal Wire and later as a self-employed housekeeper. She also had a great love for cats. Mother of Charles R. Bakutis, Jr., William M. Bakutis(Valerie Matteis) all of North Haven, Brian J. Bakutis (Tammy) of New Haven and the late Robert and Stella Bakutis. Mimi of Amanda, Billy, Nick, Blacey, Rachel, Morgan and Krystal. Aunt of Joseph Cheeseman of NY and William Orlando, Jr. (Pauline) of Old Saybrook. Predeceased by a brother Joseph Verboski, Jr. and sisters, Jeanette Orlando and Joan Cheeseman.
Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Wednesday morning at 10:15. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of Pompeii Church at 11:00. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery. The visiting hours will be Tuesday (TODAY) from 5 to 8 pm. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the CT Hospice, Inc., 110 Barnes Rd., Wallingford, CT 06492 or the Greater New Haven Cat Projects (GNHCP), P.O. Box 1432, New Haven, CT 06506.