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Nancy Goodwin Barrett

Nancy Goodwin Barrett of Thornbury Township, Delaware County Nancy Goodwin Barrett, 88, of Thornbury Twp., Del. Co., passed away on Nov. 18, 2012, after a long illness. She was the wife of Lawrence Barrett with whom she shared 65 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Daniel R. and Helen E. Walls Goodwin. She was a 1946 graduate of Mount Holyoke College. Nancy enjoyed birding and gardening; and, together with her husband, planted over fifty varieties of trees and shrubs on their property. She also enjoyed swimming, hiking, skiing and sailing and was an early member of the Buck Ridge Ski Club. Nancy was an avid reader and cross word puzzle enthusiast. In addition to her husband, Nancy is survived by her children, Jonathan Barrett, Susan Barrett-Bullitt and Martha Barrett. A private ceremony will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be to the Mount Holyoke Fund (www.mtholyoke.edu/go/mhcgive) or the . Online condolences may be made by visiting: www.foundsfuneralhome.com.

Published in The Daily Local on Nov. 21, 2012
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