Barbara Latture Sierchio

Barbara Latture Sierchio, 90, of St. Petersburg Florida, passed away on May 15th 2022. She was born in Abingdon Virginia. She graduated from William King High School and attended Emory and Henry College in Emory Virginia. She was preceded in death by her husband Gerald Sierchio, who passed away in 2020. Barbara is survived by her three sons: Michael, Peter and Stephen, as well as three grandchildren: Peter, Katie and Joseph. She earned her private pilots license at the age of 50 and became an avid pilot. She was a long time member of the 99s women’s flying organization, and was past president of the Suncoast Chapter of the 99s. She was instrumental in obtaining a permanent building for the organization on the grounds of Lakeland airport.