Barbara I Deso

Springfield-Barbara I. (Pezzini) Deso, 81, passed away June 16, 2022 at Mercy Medical Center. Born in Springfield on October 24, 1940, she was the daughter of Louis A. and Catherine E. (Curran) Pezzini. Barbara grew up in West Springfield and has lived for many years in Springfield. She worked at the former Monson Developmental Center in direct care.  In her leisure, Barbara enjoyed cross stitch, gardening, reading, puzzles and watching wheel of fortune. Barbara was predeceased by her husband, Clarence "Jim" Deso in 2021, and is survived by four sons, Alan Marchand and his wife Jackie of Brimfield, Dean Marchand of Monson, Duane Marchand and his wife Lynn of Ludlow and Gary Marchand and his wife Michell of Palmer; six grandchildren, Michael, Amanda, Ashley, Steven, Caitlyn, and Matthew Marchand and three great grandchildren along with step son, Kenneth Deso and his wife Patricia of Springfield. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 22 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the Beers & Story Palmer Funeral Home. A funeral service will be on Thursday June 23 at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home with 11:00 a.m. committal at MA Veterans' Memorial Cemetery in Agawam. Please visit