In Loving Memory of Barbara Joan (Hyde) Scalo

August 08, 1934
Providence, RI
July 29, 2017
Easton, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


Spear-Miller Funeral Home, Thursday, 5-8 PM

39 South Benson Road,
CT 06824

August 03, 2017


The Chapel at Southport Congregational Church

Funeral Service

524 Pequot Avenue,
CT 06890

Friday, August 4, 2017, 11:00 AM


Southport Congregational Church Memorial Garden

524 Pequot Avenue,
CT 06890

August 04, 2017

Family Gathering


Barbara Joan Scalo

Barbara Joan (Hyde) Scalo, 82, of Easton, CT passed away at home on July 29, 2017. Born in Providence, RI on August 8, 1934, to Arthur and Grace (Wright) Hyde, Barbara was raised and grew up in Lincoln, RI surrounded by her extended family. At an early age she showed artistic talent and went on to win multiple state and national art prizes. After graduating from Rhode Island School of Design she moved to Boston to work as a graphic designer, and while living there met her future husband, Richard Scalo. The couple relocated to Connecticut where they worked and raised their two children. In addition to being a wife and mother, Barbara was a professional artist, a Museum Docent, a Cub Scout Den Mother and donated her time and talents to various charities. She was a long time member of Bethany Congregational Church.

Her warmth, kindness and humor will be missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Atty. Richard S. Scalo of Easton, CT, her daughter Lynne Scalo of Westport, CT and her son Steven Scalo of Mashpee, MA.

A funeral service will be held Friday, August 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Southport Congregational Church Chapel, 524 Pequot Avenue, Southport. Interment will be held immediately following the service in the Southport Congregational Church Memorial Garden. Friends may greet the family Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 5-8 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. For information or to offer an online condolence please visit

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  1. My deepest condolences to the family and friends of Barbara. Please read God’s wonderful promise in his word to Bible to bring the Last Enemy death to nothing 1st Corinthians 15:26. God will call the loved ones we have lost in death will answer awakened from the sleep of death John 5:28,29, on a brand-new Paradise Earth no more sickness pain nor death Life Without End Revelation 21:1-5.