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Barbara A. Destefano

June 30, 1932 ~ February 28, 2019 (age 86)
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Barbara “Bobbie” Ann Destafano, age 86, of Gautier, MS passed away on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 at Ocean Springs Hospital. She was born June 30, 1932 in Maryland. Bobbie was a camp director of Girl Scouts in Maryland and was Licensed Practical Nurse.  She was a devoted homemaker and enjoyed cooking, camping, and traveling the world with her husband “Dusty”.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 28 years, Sebastian “Dusty” Augustina Destefano.

Bobbie is survived by two daughters and two sons, Susan Shafer, Gautier; Kathleen Bohach, Gulfport; Leonard Joseph Phair, Pearl River, LA; Gary Paul Phair, Clavert, Maryland; 10 grandchildren, Charles Sebastian Severance, Joshua Brian Shafer, Francis Maurice Holland, II, Daysha Ann Butt; Amber Lynn Espendole, Ashey JoAnn Hamilton, Christopher Phair, Casey Phair, Kevin Phair, and Jennifer Phair; numerous great grandchildren, other relatives, and friends.

The family will be having a private memorial service.  You may send condolences to her family or share a memory of her on the Tribute Wall.


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