Marietta C.Barrett, Age 68, peacefully surrounded by her loving family, on Sunday, December 30, 2018, of Whitehall, formerly of the South Side.
Beloved wife of 47 years to Jack Barrett; loving mother of J.J. (Becky), Patrick (Lauren), Daniel (Rachel) and Matt (Jen); devoted and proud grandmother of Adam, Alexander, Alaina, Andrew, Avery, Aiden, Austin and Aaron; daughter of the late Stella and Joseph Sapienza; sister of Frank (the late Christine) (Diane Hornyak) Sapienza; also survived by numerous in-laws, cousins, nieces, nephews and their families. Marietta was a very active member of St. Elizabeth Parish as a music teacher, choir member, and organist. She also dedicated the last ten years of her life to finding a cure for colon cancer through the Colorectal Cancer Alliance. Friends will be received at the John F. Slater Funeral Home, Inc., 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood 15227, Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 6-8 p.m and Thursday, January 3, 2019, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral Prayer on Friday morning at 9:30. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church at 10:30 am. In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions to The Colorectal Cancer Alliance, 1025 Vermont Ave. NW, Suite 1066, Washington, DC 20005.