Barbara-Ann Finizia

Barbara-Ann Finizia, 72, of Simpsonville, SC, wife of Francis E. “Frank” Finizia, passed away on Monday, March 30, 2020.

Born in Providence, RI, she was a daughter of the late William B. & Virginia Crosby Newman.

In addition to her husband, Frank, “Barb” is survived by her sons, Michael F. Finizia (Charity) of FL, and Thomas W. Finizia (Arlene) of SC; her daughter, Susan Crosby Pawling (James) of NE; grandchildren, Joseph W. Finizia, Genevieve H. Finizia, Adrian D. Finizia, Bella A. Finizia, and Cadence C. Pawling; two brothers, William B. Newman (Karen), and J. Paul Newman (Ralph); and one sister, Cynthia Kelly (Jay).

Due to the current CDC COVID-19 guidelines a memorial service and celebration of her life will be held at a future date. Those arrangements will be announced once finalized.

Condolences to the family of Barbara-Ann Finizia

  • Charity M. Finizia
    8 months ago

    My kind mother in law. Who welcomed us into her life, her love and her home. Your home was my sanctuary. I will always miss you. You will always be in my heart, and vividly alive in my mind and in lives of your grandchildren. Rest In Peace “ma” and God Bless all those you have touched. Love, C.

  • Linda Greene
    8 months ago

    Although Barbara and I have not seen each other in years. We have kept in contact and remained good friends. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend who will be missed by all. Sending my heartfelt sympathy and condolences to her family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Love Linda

  • Peter Derasmo
    8 months ago

    You were a wonderful friend and neighbor. We will miss you❤️🙏🏻

  • Gina Rovi
    8 months ago

    Dear Barb, amassing woman who always made me laugh. Thank you for never making me feel like just another guests but a close family friend. You will forever have a special place in my heart. And you will lived thru your grandkids.

  • Marianne Derasmo
    8 months ago

    Barbara was my next door neighbor here in Simpsonville S.C. Although I only knew her for 5 years she was a wonderful, sweet and very funny lady. I remember the first time we invited them over to our home, which I believe was Christmas time of 2015 and was so astonished how funny and talkative she was! She loved her birds which we were fortunate to experience them as well. I will miss her!

  • Isa Tedrow
    8 months ago

    I am so very sorry about Barbara’s passing. This is a shock and so very sad. Barbara was such a character and I will always love her for the work she did on my family genealogy, she was our families “Auntie B”. Her spirit, love and passions are represented in all her family; who she loved deeply. I will miss you Barbara and am forever grateful that our lives crossed and that I had the blessed opportunity to have my Auntie B-Thank you!

  • Bill Healy
    8 months ago

    Dear Frank and all of Barbara’s family, know that we are praying for your comfort at this difficult time. I knew her from junior high through high school. She was bright and outgoing. She was my first date. She asked me to a Girl Scout hayride and square dance at Mystery Farm. We remained friends through our school years. Speak of her often and revel in your happy memories.

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