Obituaries

Barbara L. Hartley

Died: 2019-09-27
Resided in: Peabody, MA
Viewing type: Visitation
Viewing location: Mackey FH
Viewing date: 2019-10-02 // 10am-11:30am
Service type: Prayer Service
Service date: 2019-10-02 // 11:30 after Visitation
Service location: Mackey FH
Burial type: Burial
Burial date: 2019-10-02
Cemetery: Puritan Lawn Memorial Park
Contributions: *see below*
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OBIT:

Barbara L. Hartley, 93 1926-2019

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.

Debbie and Benny, we a so sorry for the loss of Barbara she was a wonderful woman loved by anyone who met her and I am honored to say I enjoy many fun times with her and the both of you. thanks for inviting us into your family. love to you both, Beth, Thomas, Gale and Helen
So sorry Deb. So sorry
So sorry for your loss Deb. Deb Geary
The world was blessed to have her as long as we did. Praying for her husband and daughter to find comfort in their time of need
Deb, so sorry for your loss, it was so great you had her in your life for so long, keep the memories close in your heart. Annie Brewer.
Together again forever With Alice and Jimmy With love
Deb, So sorry for your loss. I know how important she was to you. Vickie Cataldo
Our sympathy in your loss Ben 💞 & Family💕 May the many wonderful Memories that all of you Share be your comfort in Missing Barbara. Phil & Lorraine Kokinis 🙏💕
So sorry for your loss Deb, Roger and Linda Geary
Ben Ed & I are so sorry for your loss. She was a special lady Your in our prayers Ed & Pam
Deb: Sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you and the family. "A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. Live Long and Prosper" Leonard Nimoy (Mr. Spock) We hope you have nothing but fond remembrances. Best, Barton and Betty Slatko

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