Welcome to the memorial page for

Barbara M. Deering

June 1, 1942 ~ December 29, 2016 (age 74)

Barbara M. Deering (née McQuarrie), age 74, died peacefully on December 29, 2016 after a brief hospitalization in Portland, ME.

Barbara is survived by her sister-in-law, Joy Tounge; her first cousins Jane Mininni, Bettes Aldredge, Dick Hartjen, and Eric Van Ness; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces & nephews, and great-grand nieces & nephews.

Barbara is preceded in death by her mother Margaret, her father Henry, her sister Alice Gray, and her brother Bud Tounge.

Barbara was born in NY, but lived for most of her life at her beloved Biddeford Pool, ME. She cared deeply about her family, her friends, and her many well-loved cats and dogs.  

A memorial service for Barbara will take place at Biddeford Pool in the summer of 2017.

Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. To share condolences online, please visit

 Service Information

Memorial service to be planned Summer of 2017

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