In New Haven, Jan. 22, 2004, Eleanor Piscitelli, stage name, Ellie Barrie, of 16 Colby Ct., mother of Joseph Piscitelli of Orange, sister of Evelyn Maselli and Louise Cennotti both of West Haven. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great- nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Albert and Frank Bellucci. She was born in New Haven, a daughter of the late Felice ''Phil'' and Assunta ''Susie'' Dorio Bellucci. ''Ellie Barrie'' as she was known, had been singing and entertaining since she was 7 years old. She was known throughout the tri-state area and she also hosted, created and performed on radio and television shows and radio commercials. Funeral service Monday, Jan. 26, 2004 at 10 a.m. in the First Church of Christ, Meetinghouse Ln., Woodbridge. Interment in All Saints Cemetery, North Haven. Friends may call at BEECHER & BENNETT TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave. at Court St., West Haven on Sun. from 4 - 8 p.m.

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  1. Joseph, I had the privilege of knowing your vivacious mom for many years. She was unique and lovely and upbeat. I worked with her at the Community Action Agency and once appeared on her radio show at WELI. The world needs more folks with the pizazz of your mother. I will miss her.

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