Barbara L. Cotta, 68 of Brookfield Road passed away on Friday, January 30, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital. She was a daughter of the late Stanley and Charlotte (Silvia) Gendreau. Barbara was a senior organizer for Union Local 1199. Previously she was a Licensed Practical Nurse at Women & Infants Hospital for 20 years. She leaves two sons, Raymond Cotta of East Providence and Colby Cotta and his wife Jana of Winter Park, Florida, two grandchildren, Christopher Cotta and Christine Cotta, one sister, Elizabeth Wiggins and one brother, David Gendreau. She was the sister of the late Stanley Gendreau, Jr. Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 5-8 in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers contributions to the Make A Wish Foundation, 20 Hemingway Drive, East Providence, RI 02915 would be appreciated.