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“Barbara was my first supervisor at my first job (it was a temp job) at Hanover in 1984. She was wonderful. She taught a shy, intimidated little girl,...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Lori - Millbury

“Barbara, It was a pleasure working with you. Rest in peace and "Have a good weekend" ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Sue - Oxford

“Cousin Barb, you will be missed so much. Remembering with a smile and a tear in my eye all the times you attended ;milestone extended family...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: rpbin errede - shrewsbury, MA

“My sympathy to Barbara's family. My dear friend will be missed. I do know Barbara is safely home with the Lord. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Janet Kennedy - Orange City, FL

“My deepest sympathies to Barbara's family. I will always remember her living her life independently , but always appreciative of the niceties and...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Elaine Keevan - Melbourne, FL

“Wow I just saw her a little while ago. Barbara was my first boss at State Mutual in 1968, we use to sing Janis Joplins "Take it". Have some real...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Maureen Mahoney/Moriarty - Worc

“So sorry to learn of Barbs passing! I will miss her calls whenever she had a "plumbing emergency",and the conversations that we had when the repairs...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Brian Hebert - Shrewsbury, MA

“Barabara,You will always live in our hearts and prayers. It was nice knowing you and fun working with you. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Nirmala - MA

“Chet, Teresa and Sandy: Fran & I were so very sorry to read that Barbara had passed away. I would see her every year, as she came to our churches...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Fran & Joyce Hebert - Shrewsbury, MA

Barbara C. Izbicki, 72, died Monday, May 16, 2016, at UMASS Memorial Medical Center, Worcester.
A lifelong Worcester resident, she leaves behind beloved nieces and nephews in New England and Arizona; Teresa Levins, MA, Tom Brysacz, AZ; Sandra Rudzinski and husband Andy from ME; Patti Martin and husband Chris, AZ; Lynn Mizzi and husband Phil, AZ; Chet Levins and his wife Colleen, MA; Kathy Brysacz-Andrus, AZ. She also leaves great nieces and nephews; Ben and Alex Brysacz, Andy and Alix Rudzinski, Andrew and Eric Martin, Joseph Levins, and Jacob and Abbie Andrus. She was predeceased by two sisters, Shirley Brysacz of Paradise Valley, AZ, and Audrey Levins of Shrewsbury, MA. She was born and raised in Worcester, daughter of Leo T. and Anna (Baron) Izbicki.
Ms. Izbicki was a finance professional for 35 years at State Mutual, now Hanover Insurance, in Worcester. She was a graduate of the Worcester High School of Commerce. Thoughtfulness, humor and kindness were at the center of Barbara's interaction with loved ones. She enjoyed traveling, especially to the Cape, tropical islands and Arizona to spend time with family and friends. She loved learning and graduated from Quinsigamond Community College. She enjoyed cooking, shopping, and a great bargain. Her choices were always guided by her love of family.
The funeral will be held on Monday, May 23, 2016 from HENRY-DIRSA FUNERAL HOME, 33 Ward St., Worcester, with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 34 Ward St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours in the funeral home will be Sunday, May 22 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made " In memory of Barbara C. Izbicki", The Assumption Fund, Assumption College, 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609.