Bachelor, University Buffalo, 1943. Master of Science, University Southern California, 1950. Certified advanced study, Fairfield University, Connecticut, 1963.
Teacher, Angola (New York) High School, 1943-1946; teacher, Puente (California) High School, 1946-1947; teacher, Jefferson High School, Lafayette, Indiana, 1947-1950; director, Warren Institute, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1951-1953; instructor, U. Bridgeport, 1953-1954; teacher business subjects, Bassick H.S., Bridgeport, 1954-1974; teacher business subjects, Harding H.S., Bridgeport, 1974-1980; instructor, Fairfield U., Connecticut, 1969; freelance writer, since 1980. Chair State Poetry Festival, 1987.
Founder Pet Rescue; chairman community affairs committee Area Council Catholic Women, 1988-1990, secretary, 1990-1991, chairman family affairs committee, 1991, vice president, 1992-1993. Chairman community affairs Church Women United, since 1992, state area chairman, 1995-1997, secretary, 2003, state United Nations chair, since 1997. Member National Education Association, American Association of University Women (treasurer 1957-1958, named gift grant 1989, cultural and poetry chair since 1992, recording secretary 1992-1993, international relations 1993-1994, vice president program 1995-1997, contest chair since 1995, Conference of Women award 1997, Fairfield Citizen, Volunteer Extraordinaire, 2001), American Association Retired People (vice president 1987-1988, president 1988-1989, 94-95, instructor 55 Alive, community affairs chair since 1990), Owl (secretary 1987-1989, president 1989-1990), National League American Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Women (Bridgeport historian 1966-1984, state historian since 1983, treasurer branch 1985-1988, state president 1986-1988, state literature chair 1988-1995, branch membership chair 1990, National Historian award 1976, 88), Fairfield Area Poets (founder, president since 1990, editor 5 vols.
Connecticut poets), United Nations Association United States of America (president Bridgeport 1964-1966, 68-70, vice president since 1988, chairman area United Nations Days since 1960, president Connecticut since 1971, state chairman United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund to 1984, area United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund Center since 1984, state historian since 1984, chair International Kite Fly), Connecticut Business Teachers, Bridgeport Education Association (secretary 1966-1968), Veterans of Foreign Wars (auxiliary since 1989), American Legion (auxiliary contest chair since 1989, historian 1993-1995, Auxiliary National Community Service award 1993), Fairfield Arts Council, Fairfield Philatelic Society (secretary 1971-1978, founder advisor Philatelic Juniors 1972-1980), Fairfield University Women's Club (founder, president 1950, 74—, vice president 1973-1974), Southport Women's Club (garden department secretary 1981-1985, chairman 1985-1987), John & Rose Marie Barone Resource Center St. Vincent's College, Pi Omega Pi.
Married John Barone, August 23, 1947.