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Barbara "Bobbie" June Camerato, born October 10, 1937 passed peacefully in her sleep Christmas Day at the Bradley Home in Meriden. A devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt, grandmother, and friend she was unwavering in her attention and love to her family. Unselfishly, she extended that love and devotion to her two younger brothers, Donald Camerato (Marie) and Paul Camerato (Corrine), and to their respective children. Born in New Haven to parents Donald and Helen (Landa), Camerato she graduated from Hamden High School, Class of 1955. Bobbie kept her High School cheerleader megaphone all these years and it was prominently displayed next to her nightstand as those cherished memories were very special to her. After graduating school, Bobbie worked in various office positions in the Hamden / New Haven area before her first marriage to Joseph Bucci in 1958. Soon after marriage Bobbie's most cherished occupation, motherhood, was soon realized with three sons, "my boys, that are my everything": Joseph Bucci (Olga) of Ann Arbor, MI, Thomas Bucci (Patricia) of Glastonbury, and Ronald Bucci (Alicia) of Trumbull. The other lights of her life were her five grandchildren: Michael Bucci of Torrington, Max Bucci of Cambridge, MA, Anna Bucci of Southington, Olivia Bucci and Benjamin Bucci of Trumbull who she delighted in indulging with her love and nurturing way as they grew. She enthusiastically adopted all the extended families and Bobbie's genuine concern and empathy toward others was the characteristic one and all valued. Always eager to extend a helping hand to those in need, she developed lifelong friendships with both schoolmates and work colleagues that endured over the years. Her employment after the birth of her children included working with her brother Donald at DCamm Ltd. in Hamden and brother Paul at Paul's Fine Clothing in Cheshire. Later in life Bobbie was most content being with her family as well as finding happiness with second husband William McDonald. Besides family, Bobbie found joy devoting her time working with families as part of the Al-Anon organization. She was committed to extending her compassion and support to people in need of her kindness and tolerant nature. Bobbie took immense pleasure in cooking for her family, flower arranging, and love of music. Recordings of Barbra Streisand and Andrea Bocelli were always heard in her home. Besides her sons and grandchildren Bobbie was particularly attached to her Godchild and niece Michelle Camerato and her two best friends from school days Margaret Limosani and Blanche Bissell. People that knew Bobbie should take comfort that her infectious and playful smile and vivacious, warm, and compassionate nature sustained her to the end. Bobbie was pre-deceased by her parents (Donald and Helen) and husbands (Joseph and William). The family extends its grateful appreciation to The Bradley Home for tending to her care in the last years of her life. It was fitting they attended to her needs with the same care and compassion that Bobbie extended to others throughout her life. Arrangements are being made through the Peter H.Torello & Son Funeral Home, Inc. @ www.Torellofh.com who will announce a Memorial Service at a future date in lieu of calling hours. Peace and prayers.