Janet M. Barrett, 79, of West Stockbridge died Thursday, July 6, at Berkshire Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in West Stockbridge on March 1, 1938, the daughter of Frank and Teresa (Frana) Selva. Janet worked at the former England Brothers Restaurant Store and Charles Baldwin and Son in West Stockbridge. Janet’s husband, Richard A. Barrett Sr.–whom she married in West Stockbridge on January 14, 1961–predeceased her on November 3, 1993.
Janet is survived by one son, Richard Barrett Jr. of West Stockbridge; daughter Teresa Eisenberg and husband Michael of West Stockbridge; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Janet was predeceased her daughter Bethanne Barrett; four brothers: Francis, Guy, Erminio and Anthony Selva; and six sisters: Elizabeth, Josephine, Mary, Irene, Virginia and Emma.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, July 15, at 11 a.m. in Saint Patrick’s Cemetery in West Stockbridge. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Janet’s memory may be made to either the Saint Patrick’s Church Building Fund or the Berkshire Humane Society in care of the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME, 33 South St., Great Barrington, MA 01230. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.