Mrs. Barbara Celia Perry, 87, died on Monday, December 30, 2019, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, Maine.
Barbara, the youngest of five siblings, was born on December 5, 1932, to Levi and Celia Blake in North Brookfield, MA. Barbara attended North Brookfield Schools and married her grade school sweetheart, Donald Perry, on February 16, 1952. They lived in the Brookfield area for many years and then moved to Maine in 1971. She was loveable, kind, and outgoing and loved her work as a waitress at various local restaurants for 30 years, until retiring in 2002.
Barbara adored her family and was a doting grandmother to three grandchildren and one great grandson. She will be remembered for her outgoing personality, delicious pecan pies and her love of wild birds and roses.
Barbara is predeceased in death by her husband Donald Perry and is survived by her children Cindy Munn of Columbia, SC; Mary Celia O’Neil and her husband Fred O’Neil of Saco, ME; her grandsons Jeff Munn and James O’Neil; granddaughter Jill Edstrom and great grandson Jonathan Edstrom.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude for the compassionate care she received from the wonderful staff members at Biddeford Estates and Gosnell Memorial Hospice House.
The family invites relatives and friends to attend a graveside service at Laurel Hill Cemetery on Saturday, January 4, 2020, at 10:00am. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, Scarborough, Maine.
Gosnell Memorial Hospice House
11 Hunnewell Road, Scarborough ME 04074