Barbara Jean Felice Brancato of Campbell Hall, N.Y., dies at age 68

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Barbara Jean Felice Brancato of Campbell Hall, N.Y., entered into rest on Friday, March 2, 2018, from multiple sclerosis at home. She was 68.

Daughter of Robert and Rosalie (Matlat) Felice, she was born Feb. 22, 1950, in the Bronx.

She retired from L.I. Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, N.Y., as a nurse. She lived for her sons and she loved her grandchildren so very much. Barbara Jean loved life to the fullest and would give anything and everything to anyone who needed it. She was a selfless woman who put everyone first.

She is survived by her husband, Salvatore Brancato of Goshen, N.Y.; son, Jon-Paul Brancato and wife, Cristina, of Campbell Hall; grandchildren, Jon-Paul, Nicola-Marie, Bobbi-Ann, Carmella, Dominic, Salvatore, Rosalie and Antonia; dearest friends, Bernadine and Al Alikan.

She was predeceased by her parents, son, Salvatore, granddaughter, Heavenly Grace and brother, Robert Felice.

Visitation was March 6 at Donovan Funeral Home, Goshen. A Mass of Christian burial was held March 6 at St. John The Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Goshen. Entombment was in Cedar Hill Mausoleum, Newburgh, on March 6.

Memorial donations may be made to the MS Society (
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