Barbara Anne Forrester1

F, #43656, b. circa 1933, d. Apr, 2019
Father*Thornton Henry Forrester1 b. Apr 7, 1904, d. circa Oct, 1970
Mother*Margaret Agatha Audette1 b. Jun 4, 1912, d. Oct 22, 2008
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Chronological Events

Birth*circa 1933 Barbara Anne Forrester was born circa 1933 at New Hampshire, United States.1 
 She was the daughter of Thornton Henry Forrester and Margaret Agatha Audette.1 
DeathDec 20, 2018 Barbara Anne Forrester died on Dec 20, 2018 at Life Care Center of Attleboro, Attleboro, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States.2 
Obituary*Apr, 2019  OBITUARY: Barbara Ann (Forrester) Davies, 85, of Attleboro, MA, passed away peacefully with her husband at her side on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Life Care Center of Attleboro, following a long illness. She was the beloved wife of David Edward Davies, to whom she was married on October 8, 1971. She was the former wife of the late Robert Elliott.

Born on September 20, 1933 in Whitefield, NH, she was the daughter of the late Thornton and Margaret (Audette) Forrester.

She was raised and educated in Whitefield and Littleton, NH, received her G.E.D., and was a graduate of New England School of Floral Design in Norton, MA. Before retiring, Barbara worked for many years in home day care in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire, as a private respite caregiver in New Hampshire, as an Avon Representative, and for a shoe manufacturer.

A resident of Attleboro since 1986, Barbara previously lived in Barre, VT, having lived most of her life in New Hampshire.

A kind, caring woman of faith, she attended the National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette in Attleboro, and volunteered at Sturdy Memorial Hospital. She was a member of the N.R.A. and the Republican National Committee. Barbara was a voracious reader who enjoyed gardening, taking walks in nature, trips to New Hampshire and Vermont, playing the piano, painting, drawing, photography, ceramics in New Hampshire, and especially spending time with her cherished family.

In addition to her husband, David, she leaves her loving children: Valerie (Elliott) Lewis and her husband, Richard Lewis, of Barre, VT; and Rick Elliott and his wife, Linda (Sweetland) Elliott, of Attleboro, MA. She was the proud and adoring grandmother of five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild. Barbara was the dear sister of Phyllis Huntley of West Wareham, MA, Terry Forrester of Rome, GA, and was predeceased by her siblings, the late Richard Forrester, the late Donald Forrester, the late Arthur Forrester, and the late Henry Forrester. She leaves her mother-in-law, Alberta Davidson of Tilton, NH; her sister-in-law of Patricia Wentworth of Florida; and her brother-in-law, Richard Davies of South Carolina; as well as three generations of nieces and nephews.

Private funeral services officiated by her son-in-law, Richard Lewis, will be privately held in Spring 2019 in Parkside Cemetery, Whitefield, NH.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Barbara to either the Disabled American Veterans, 3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076 or a veteran's organization of one's choice, or to St. Joseph's Indian School, 1301 North Main Street, Chamberlain, South Dakota 57325.

For additional information or to send the family a written expression of sympathy, please visit an online guest book at www.dyer-lakefuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, 161 Commonwealth Avenue, Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro. (508) 695-0200

Published online at dyer-lakefuneralhome.com.2
 
Burial*Apr, 2019 She was buried in Apr, 2019 at Parkside Cemetery, Whitefield, Coos County, New Hampshire, United States, as stated in the obituary - unknown cemetery.3 

Family 1

Robert Francis Elliott

Family 2

David Edward Davies

Citations

  1. [S4204] State of New Hampshire, Marriage Record - New Hampshire - Familysearch.org.
  2. [S19] Obituary - Online, Newspaper or Funeral Home.
  3. [S58] Photograph of Cemetery Marker, Malcolm McKown, Colorado, United States. Also check Find-A-Grave.com, Death Certificates & Billiongraves.com.