Barbara Anne Kulberg, aged 78, passed away on June 20, 2019 at home with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved daughter of the late Eleanor Marie Wright Kulberg and John Francis Kulberg. Barbara was the proud mother of her two cherished children, Keith P. Burdick and Kara C. Burdick. Additional survivors include her Aunt Marian Carr and many first and second cousins.
Barbara grew up in Stratford, CT and also raised her family there. She was a 1961 graduate of the Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing, and continued her education at the University of Bridgeport's School of Nursing where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1964. Her career as a Registered Nurse included Charge Nursing at Park City Hospital, Public Health, and School Nursing with Fairfield VNA.
Barbara was an avid sports fan, and loved cheering for the UConn Women’s Basketball team, New England Patriots, and Boston Red Sox. She enjoyed spending time at the beach, sharing laughter and stories with her lifelong friends, and playing with the family kitten, Sox. Barbara always wore a bright smile on her face and was loved by all who knew her.
The family will receive friends at the Redgate-Hennessy Funeral Home in Trumbull on Monday, June 24, 2019 between 4-7 pm. Funeral services will be held at St. Andrews Church Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 10 am. Burial services will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Trumbull.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks you consider making a donation in Barbara’s memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, the Humane Society of the U.S., or a charity of your choice.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Charity of Your Choice
Connecticut Humane Society
455 Post Road East, Westport CT 06880