Worked for USPS in North Reading

WILMINGTON — John Barberian, 65, of Wilmington, formerly of Wakefield, died on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 in Wolfeboro, N.H.

He was born in Chelsea on January 24, 1957, and was the son of the late Joseph and Maria (Kibarian) Barberian.

John grew up in Chelsea and moved to Wakefield when he was in high school. He was a graduate of Wakefield Memorial High School and then went on to trade school. He worked for the USPS in North Reading for many years. John’s life revolved around his family, especially his nieces and nephews.

He was the beloved brother of Michael Barberian and his wife Gabriele of Dracut, Norine Pasquarello and her husband Mario of Saugus, Gregory Barberian and his wife Nairi of Dracut, Suzie Oliveira and her husband Joseph of Wilmington; sister by heart Maryann Whalen of Derry, N.H.; Nancy Foley and her husband Steven of Stoneham, and Kevin Barberian of Wakefield.

He was the Godfather of the late Anthony J. Pasquarello. John was the loving uncle of Michelle, the late Anthony, Godson Joseph Jr., MaryJo, Maria, Corinna, LisaMarie and Lori. He is also survived by his great-nieces and great-nephews, ArianaMarie, AundreaMarie, Christian, Vincent and Bianca.

Visitation for relatives and friends was held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield, on Monday, July 11 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. His funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Joseph Church, 173 Albion St., Wakefield, on Tuesday, July 12 at 10 a.m. Interment at Lakeside Cemetery, Wakefield.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Vincent J. Pasquarello Trust, c/o North Shore Bank, 1 Hamilton St., Saugus, MA 01906.