Barbara Quick, nee Mauriello (86) a native Staten Islander from Travis passed away on May 22, 2023. Barbara was born to Arline and Michael Mauriello on May 30, 1936. She was married to her beloved husband Paul for 56 beautiful years before his passing in 2016. Together with Paul, Barbara raised three loving children: Eileen Decker (Thomas), Suzanne Lisiewski (Adam), and Paul Quick III (Mary Beth). Barbara was predeceased by her adoring sister Ruth Mattei. Barbara was most proud of her eight grandchildren, Thomas Jr., John Paul and Jack Henry Decker, Christine and Douglas Lisiewski, Jillian, Paul IV and Sean Quick; they were truly the lights of her life.
Barbara graduated from Port Richmond High School. Soon after, she worked for Paramount Pictures in Manhattan during the 1950's. She would fondly reminisce about the many movie stars that she would run into while she worked at Paramount. Barbara was also very proud of her work as a waitress at the West Shore Inn in Travis for over 18 years. She met many wonderful friends and enjoyed spending time with people while working at the neighborhood establishment.
In her spare time, Barbara had a passion for reading, so much so that she could read an entire novel in one day. She also truly loved sharing laughs with her lifelong friend Elaine Behrens. Barbara loved to get away while vacationing on the Chesapeake, cruising to the Caribbean, flying to Disney World and enjoying the Jersey Shore with her family. Barbara's greatest love was of her grandchildren. She was involved in each of their lives sharing major milestones and creating beautiful memories for her family to cherish forever.
Funeral from the Matthew Funeral Home Inc., 2508 Victory Blvd. on Friday, 5/26/2023, a funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery. Family and friends may visit on Thursday, 5/25/2023, from 2:00 to 5:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM.