Barbara Anita Mattaliano Arcuni
– March 23, 2014 1:00 pm
Barbara Anita Mattaliano Arcuni (“Mrs. A”), 90, of Triangle, VA, passed away peacefully on March 16, 2014. Beloved wife of 44 years to the late Oreste K. Arcuni. Loving mother of Joseph G. Arcuni (Marianne), Janet Wangler (Dana), and Jean M. Arcuni (Mark Steven). Cherished grandmother of Ben Arcuni, Annie Berry, Emma Berry, Brendan Wangler and Rachel Wangler. Dear sister of Marie Marenghi (late Ambrose), Rita Aloupis (George) and Joseph Mattaliano (Candy). Barbara was predeceased by her siblings; Eleanor Melanson (Gordon), Edie Burditt (Carl), and Anna Moore (George). She leaves behind many nieces, nephews, and a huge extended circle of friends who will miss her dearly. A World War II Marine and a member of the Navy in Korea, Mrs. A. worked for the federal government for many years and most recently at The Basic School. She reluctantly retired after 54 years of federal service. She was a devoted member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Triangle, VA since 1963. Mrs. A loved Bingo, yard sales, Scrabble, good conversation and a nice glass of Chablis.
The family will receive friends at the MOUNTCASTLE TURCH FUNERAL HOME, 4143 Dale Boulevard, Dale City, VA 22193 on Sunday, March 23, 2014 from 4 to 8 PM. The family would like to invite any friends who wish to share a funny or memorable story to do so at 7 PM that evening before prayers. A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 10:30 AM at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 18825 Fuller Heights Road, Triangle, VA. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Quantico National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, www.stfrncis.org or to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org.