Barbara A. Faella

Date of Passing:

October 9, 2023

Faella, Barbara A., 86, formerly of Barrington, died peacefully on October 9, 2023 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Richard H. Faella.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Leslie and Bertha (Feld) Bestwick, she lived in Barrington for 66 years.

Mrs. Faella was a Victim Advocate for the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office for 18 years.

Barbara enjoyed going to the theater, traveling, gardening and spending time with her loving family. She was a devoted New England Patriots fan.

She is survived by a son, Mark R. Faella of Riverside; two daughters, Lynne S. Beaulieu of Tiverton and Joanne L. Vincent of Lincoln; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and a brother, Allen Bestwick of Port Orange, FL.

Her Funeral Service will be held on Thursday October 19, 2023 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 11 a.m. Calling hours are Wednesday October 18, 2023 from 4-7 p.m.

A Private Burial will be held in Forest Chapel Cemetery, Barrington. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Barbara’s memory to the Meals on Wheels of RI, 70 Bath Street, Providence RI 02908 or Hope Health Hospice Center, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI, 02904 would be deeply appreciated.

Online Condolences


  1. Our Condolences to the entire family

  2. Condolences to Mark and your family.Cookouts and Holiday will not be the same..She will be missed..Love and hugs.

  3. My deepest sympathy to Barbara’s family. My fondest memories are the years we spent working together at the Attorney General’s office. she was a kind and compassionate lady who was a great advocate and friend.

  4. Lynne and Paige so sorry for your lost💔🥲

  5. Such a beautiful photo.
    My deepest condolences to everyone in the family especially Lynne and Paige. So sorry I won’t be able to attend the services. Sending very big hugs and loving thoughts your way xoxox

  6. It was a great pleasure to have known Barbara all these years. My condolences to the whole family, and especially Paige and Josh! Joan and Miguel

  7. Home with the lord no more pain no more suffering,

  8. Condolences to my paige, and family. We love you and you are in our prayers

  9. Sending my deepest sympathies to the family. Barbara was a wonderful lady and will be greatly missed. I was blessed to call her my cousin. Thinking of you and hope all your wonderful memories carry you through the coming days!

  10. Condolences to my cousin, Barbara’s family. You will be missed by all who knew you

  11. Heartfelt sympathies to Bob and Barbara’s family, from the Hurd family. We have lost a lovely next door neighbor.

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