Of Providence, passed away on Friday, June 7, 2019. She was the beloved wife of the late Alphonse Sagat for 54 years. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Ruth Gemma.
She is survived by her son David Sagat and his wife Carolyn and was the mother of the late James Sagat. She also leaves two grandchildren, Jamie Fernandez and Alexandra Sagat, as well as her brother Stephen Gemma. She was the sister of the late Anthony Gemma, Jr.
Barbara retired from RISD as secretary to the Associate Provost. She also enjoyed and was very active as a bowler and golfer.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her chapel service at St. Ann Cemetery in Cranston on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m., with family gathering at the gates of the cemetery at 9:45 a.m.