Adam T. Barbero, age 29, passed away Sunday, February 19, 2012 at Saint Luke's Hospital, New Bedford. Born in New Bedford, a son of Rebecca (Rocha) Hibbard and her husband George K. Hibbard III of Fairhaven and Thomas Barbero and his partner Michael Blais of Lincoln, Rhode Island.
He attended the Schwartz Center for Education for several years; he loved spending time with his family and his wonderful nurses, also visiting Fort Phoenix with his mother and nurse friend Linda.
Besides his parents he is survived by one brother; Timothy Barbero, a sister; Eryn Barbero, a niece; Callie Barbero, all of Fairhaven, a step brother; Christopher Hibbard of Chelmsford, paternal grandmother; Fay Rodrigues and her husband Mario of New Bedford, paternal great grandmother; Amy Small of Fairhaven, his loving caregiver; James Lowman of New Bedford and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was also the grandson of the late Raymond Barbero, Joseph and Florence Rocha.
His funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 11 AM in the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME OF MEMORIAL TRIBUTE AT FAIRLAWN, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven. Visiting hours will be from 9 to 11 AM prior to his service. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Schwartz Center for Children, One Posa Place, Dartmouth, MA 02747. For directions or to send a tribute visit: www.waring-sullivan.com