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Barbara A. Cotoni

December 13, 1935 — March 13, 2022

Barbara A. Cotoni, 86, of Punta Gorda, FL, passed away on March 13, 2022. She was born on December 13, 1935, to Philip “Willis” McMullin and Ruth Powers in Waltham, MA. Barbara lived in Simi Valley, CA from 1956 to 1966 and was a longtime resident of Chelmsford, MA from 1966 to 1993. She moved to Punta Gorda, FL in 1993.

Barbara loved traveling across the country from California to Massachusetts with her family and her trip overseas to Italy. She especially cherished her yearly trip to Las Vegas for her anniversary with her husband Jerry. She was an avid bowler, who enjoyed playing cribbage and Pago on her computer.

Barbara will be deeply missed by her daughter Cynthia Cotoni; brothers James Huber, P.J. McMullin, and Edwin F. McMullin; sisters Kathy Huber, Julia P. Wingfield, Carol Mazzola, and Mary C; 6 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 68 years, Jerry John Cotoni Jr.; daughter Joan Anderson; sons Jerry Cotoni and Allen Cotoni; brothers Arlen Brown, Frank Huber, John P. McMullin, William B. McMullin, Philip W. McMullin, Thomas M. McMullin; sisters Mickey Hollman, Barbara Scalia, and Ann Marie Ryan.

A visitation will be held from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on Monday, March 21, 2022, at Johnson-Taylor Funeral, 1515 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL. A graveside service will follow at 2:00 pm at Royal Palm Cemetery, 27200 Jones Loop Road, Punta Gorda, FL. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.

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Monday, March 21, 2022

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Johnson-Taylor Funeral & Cremation

1515 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

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Graveside Service

Monday, March 21, 2022

2:00 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

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