Brady M.G. Barksdale
Brady M.G. Barksdale
  • March 30, 1924 - February 22, 2017
  • Amston, Connecticut

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Brady Medugno Giudice Barksdale, 92, of Hebron, former longtime resident of East Hartford, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Nicholas Giudice Sr. and Boyd Barksdale. Brady was born on March 30, 1924, a daughter of the late Joseph and Carmela (Tirella) Medugno.

Brady will be remembered as a strong, loving, devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother and friend with a huge heart with an amazing capacity of love. She was a voracious reader, AVID fan of "her girls" the UConn women's basketball team and she loved to dance. As an Italian lady, she loved food because it always was accompanied by the visit of family. She was a spiritual and faithful Catholic who prayed on a daily basis to her Lord.
Brady will dearly be missed by her family; children Nick Giudice Jr. and his wife Carol of Manchester, Joanne LaFramboise and her husband Stuart of Wells, ME., Richard Giudice and his late wife Mary of Westerly, RI., Paul Giudice and his wife Sandy of Colchester, Steven Giudice and his wife Laurie of Johnston, RI., and Brady Callis and her husband Richard of Hebron, sister Margaret, 3 sisters-in-law, 11 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, and a large extended family.
In addition to her parents and husband, Brady is predeceased by her son Robert, 1 grandchild, and 10 siblings.

Friends and relatives may call for a visitation service on Sunday, February 26th, 2017 from 2-6PM at the Benjamin J. Callahan Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Ave., East Hartford CT. Funeral services will be on Monday, February 27, at 9AM at the funeral home followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10AM at St. Mary Church, 15 Maplewood Ave., East Hartford. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery. For tributes, online condolences or directions, please visit