Barbara M. (Kinney) Lefebvre

Born: Sun., Jun. 22, 1924
Died: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018


Celebration of Life

11:00 AM Sat., Feb. 24, 2018
Location: Sutton Senior Center

12:00 PM Sun., Feb. 25, 2018
Location: VFW Post 1698


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DOUGLAS, MA - Barbara Mae (Kinney) Lefebvre, 93, of Manchaug Rd. passed away peacefully at her home on Sun. Feb. 11, 2018.   Her husband, William “Bill” Lefebvre, predeceased her on December 15, 1988.
     She is survived by her 5 children, William H. Nelson and his wife Laura of La Verne CA., Judith M. Cassidy and her husband Eugene of Lady Lake FL., James A. Milioto of Douglas with whom she lived the past 7 years, Joseph A. Milioto and his wife Pamela of Dunbarton, NH., and Lisa A. Greenleaf and her husband Lee of Columbia TN.; 8 grandchildren; and 6 great grandchildren. She was also predeceased by her only sibling, her brother, William Sanford Kinney Jr.
Born in Boston, MA on June 22, 1924 she was the daughter of William Sanford Sr. and Irene (Perkins) Kinney, and lived in the greater Boston areas of Cochituate , Wayland, Waltham and Natick Massachusetts before relocating to Tilton New Hampshire and finally settling in Douglas Massachusetts where she lived with her son, James.
     Mrs. Lefebvre graduated Wayland High School in 1942 and enlisted in the US Navy in 1944, where she rose to the rank of Specialist 3rd Class.   She was very proud to be a WWII Veteran and was a life member of the VFW Post 1698 and American Legion Post 49, both in Franklin, NH.
She worked as a Hospital Administrator for 19 years at the Lakes Regional General Hospital in Laconia, NH and then continued with Franklin Hospital, retiring in 2004, working well into her 80’s.
Barbara was known for her sharp wit and sense of humor.   She enjoyed playing solitaire, bingo and completing crossword puzzles.  When she wasn’t spending time with her grandchildren, she was a voracious reader.  A proud veteran herself, she remained very active with various Veteran Affairs throughout her life.
On Sunday, February 25, 2018 from 12pm – 3pm, Barbara’s life will be celebrated by her friends and family at the VFW Post 1698, all are welcome to join.  The post is located at 26 Peabody Place in Franklin New Hampshire.   For those more local to Douglas MA where she resided, a Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, February 24th from 11 am – 1 pm at the Sutton Senior Center at 19 Hough Rd. Sutton MA.  She will be cremated and graveside services held in Tilton, New Hampshire at a later date when she will be laid to rest in the Park Cemetery alongside her cherished husband, Bill Lefebvre.  
In lieu of flowers, Barbara asked that memorial donations be made in her memory to Make-A-Wish® New Hampshire  Nh.wish.org; or  the Special Olympics.

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Cindy Bokoski
   Posted Fri February 16, 2018
Dear Jim,
Sorry for the loss of your mother. You were a good son & she now is in heaven.

Sue Lacourse
   Posted Sun February 18, 2018
Jimmy, I was so saddened when you told me of your loss. You were a GREAT son to your Mom and she knew this everyday she spent with you over the last many years. You were devoted and could see the love you had for her. Please accept Ken and my condolences during this very difficult time. May you find peace in knowing you were by her side all the way in good and bad times. Reach out and be with your family and friends.
Love Awlays
Sue and Ken LaCourse

Irene
   Posted Sun February 18, 2018
Jim and siblings, Jose and Scott,
So sorry for your loss and pray for God to comfort you through this time of mourning!
Losing a Mom has got to be one of the toughest days we go through during this time of our life! A Mom is one who nurtured us when we were young, and whom we nurtured when she was old. Thank you Jim for being such a part of her life! God’s love fill your hearts with memories! Irene and family

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