The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


February 15, 2013

Eugene Barone

— Eugene Anthony Barone, 74, of Athens passed away Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Huntsville Hospital. 

Eugene Barone was born Nov. 24, 1938, in New Haven, Conn., to Eugene Barone and Evelyn Gagliardi. He was proud of his Italian heritage and was a member of Sons of Italy Order. Mr. Barone was of the Catholic faith. He loved music and loved to travel.  He was an avid New York Yankees baseball fan.

He was preceded in death by his father and birth mother, Evelyn Gagliardi; and by his adopted mother, Anna Barone.

The funeral for Mr. Barone will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery with the Rev. Charley Alookaran and the Rev. L.Z. Johnson officiating. 

Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria Barone; sister, Evelyn Patrick; three nieces; and a host of wonderful friends and family. He had a special place in his heart for his two beloved dachshunds.

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