Memorial Donation Options:
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CareDimensions, 75 Sylvan Street, Danvers MA 01923
The North East Animal Shelter, 204 Highland Ave, Salem, MA 01970 https://www.northeastanimalshelter.org/donations/general/ (where many of the family dogs were adopted).
Community Covenant Church, 33 Lake Street, Peabody MA 01960
Barbara L. Hartley, 93
Peabody, Barbara L. Hartley
(Randall) of Peabody passed away peacefully with her loving family by side in the Kaplan Family Hospice House, where angels cared for her at home & at Kaplan Barbara was born August 8th, 1926 in Lynn to Charles Randall and Edna Jane (Adey) Randall. She was the most loving wife of Benjamin Hartley, also of Lynn, they celebrated 64 years of marriage in September. Barbara’s family meant the world to her, she truly lived life. She was the beloved mother of Deborah Hartley and her late son Scott Hartley, both of Peabody. Barbara’s blessed grandchildren, Taylor Fix & Stephanie DiMartino of Danvers & Jacquelyn Fix & Chris Vallee of Clinton were her pride and joy. Barbara graduated from Lynn English High School and worked at General Electric after graduating. After marrying, Barbara & Ben bought their home in Peabody where they raised their family. She was involved with PTO and many of her children’s activities including high school foot ball games. Barbara enjoyed many hobbies including taking care of her hanging flowers all summer in her screened in patio and taking daily trips to Lynn beach when the sun was shinning. She made many pinecone wreaths, sewed halloween costumes and was in a ladies bowling league for many years. Barbara looked forward to the summer for the annual cookouts and pool parties with her family and friends. Barbara was involved in many church fairs. Some of her favorite trips included going to California to visit her sister Edna and her family, going to LasVegas, as well as Boothbay Harbor Maine. She also LOVED visiting her relatives at Mohegan Sun; the penny slot machines were here favorite. Barbara always had beautiful nails, dressed stylish and had the best hair doo too & a laugh we all will never forget. She sure loved taking care of the family dogs: Sambo, Bowcap, Max, Digger and Booma. In addition to her loving husband, daughter & grandchildren she leaves a loving sister Lorraine (Randall) Chiaradonna of Lynn, and the following late siblings, Amy (Randall) Bohm of Lynn, Edna (Randall) Vanderhagen of California, Norma (Randall) Bezdares of Lynnfield, MA and Charles Randall of Salem, NH. She also leaves behind many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will miss her dearly as she was one of a kind.