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Barbara Walters Obituary
Barbara Walters

1933 - 2014 PITTSFIELD Barbara Walters, 81, of Hamden, Conn., passed away peacefully with her family by her side on June 17, 2014. Born in Pittsfield on June 1, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Dorothy Barnes Whitcomb. Barbara will be remembered by her loving husband of 59 years, Charles Walters; sons, David of East Haven, Conn., Donald and his wife, Tracy, of Guilford, Conn., Carl and his wife, Rowena of Hamden; grandchildren, Paul, Ethan, Noah, and Emily Walters; siblings, Franklyn Whitcomb of North Carloina, and Phyllis Kingsley of Richmond, Mass. She was predeceased by her daughter, Lynn Walters, and by a sister, Joan Silvernail. Barbara grew up in Richmond, before settling in Hamden 50 years ago. Since moving to the area, Barbara had been a very active member of Dunbar United Church of Christ. Besides being a member of numerous different church groups, her favorite was probably organizing the Dunbar Apple Festival. She very much looked forward to her weekly Bridge games at the Hamden Senior Center. Barbara's family was extremely important to her and she cherished any time spent together. FUNERAL NOTICE: Friends are invited to visit with Barbara's family on Friday, June 20, at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden, from 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral Service will be at Dunbar United Church of Christ on Saturday at 10 a.m. Burial will be private. Contributions in Barbara's memory may be sent to Dunbar United Church of Christ, attn. Elevator Fund, 419 Dunbar Hill Rd, Hamden, CT 06514. To send a condolence, please see obituary at www.beecherandbennett.com.BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on June 19, 2014
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