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Barbara Duncan Gardner (1932-2018)

Barbara Duncan Gardner

FARMINGTON – Barbara Duncan Gardner, 85, of New Sharon, died early Sunday morning at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington. She was born in Barnstable, MA, December 4, 1932 and was employed as a clerk at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington for 18 years. She made her home in New Sharon for over 40 years, having moved from South Weymouth, MA. She enjoyed sewing, computers, and geneology.

She is survived by her daughters, Debra Jean Long of Weymouth, MA, Cheryl Ann Bond and husband, Peter K Bond of Durham, ME and Donna Lee Bradford and husband, George of New Sharon; brother, Edward McManus and wife, Sharon of Frederick, MD; 10 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; She was predeceased by her husband George F. Gardner and son Richard Thomas Gardner. Also siblings, Paul McManus, Sheila Fowler, Sandra DeVeua, Dorothy Gail Butler, and Arthur McManus.

Memories and condolences may be shared on her memorial wall at
A graveside memorial service will be held in the Spring at the Fairmount Cemetery in East Weymouth, MA. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to the charity of one’s choice. Cremation care is being provided by the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington.

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  1. Sorry for your loss Donna and George. Angela

  2. Dear Donna and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. Thinking of you all. May many wonderful memories help fill the void she leaves. Know when you are thinking of her, she is near.
    Mike & B.J.

  3. Donna and family,
    I'm sorry to hear about the loss of your mom!

  4. Debi, Cheryl and Donna,

    So sorry for the loss of your Mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this tough time.

  5. So very sorry for your loss Donna. Please know we're all thinking of you.

  6. Sincerest Condolences to Debbie, Cheryl, & Donna.

  7. Sorry to hear of this and thinking of The Bradford Family. Sorry for your loss. Be strong we love you!! Tammy&Dale