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Barbara J. DeFazio

  • On June 15, 2020

Barbara J. DeFazio, age 74 of Pittsburgh, PA passed away peacefully with her daughter by her side on Friday, June 12, 2020. Born on March 29, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Ruth M. and Frank S. Shaffer, Jr. Loving mother Maria (Christopher) Zera. Cherished Grammie to Chloe and Kelsey Zera.

Barbara will be dearly missed by her family and her loving companion, her dog Mikey. She will be dearly missed by all.

A private gathering will be held. Arrangements have been entrusted to Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care, 5405 Steubenville Pike, Robinson Township, PA 15136.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels in Homestead, PA, https://www.lifespanpa.org/meals-on-wheels.

Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at pittsburghcremation.com.

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Michelle Sypula
  • Jun 15 2020
Our deepest sympathy to Maria and your family. Your in our thoughts and prayers
Cynthia Jampole
  • Jun 17 2020
Maria and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Wishing you peace and, later, enjoyment of the happy memories that will be yours in the future. Cindy