LAHEY, BARBARA Barbara Lahey, 85, of Denver , entered eternal life on April 10, 2011. She was a loving mother and grandmother who embraced life's simple pleasures and enjoyed its adventures to the fullest. She was born Barbara Jean Birch in Chicago on Nov. 11, 1925. She earned a degree in English from the University of Illinois before raising five children in Denver. Later in life, she earned a law degree from the University of Denver and became a private pilot. She was actively involved in the First Plymouth Congregational Church and had a lifelong passion for playing bridge. She is survived by a sister, Jan Miles, of Kingsport, TN; sons Bill, Mike and Ray Lahey; daughter Patty Armstrong; daughters-in-law Laura Lahey, Kathy Lahey, Margaret Lahey and Lynelle Lahey; grandchildren Michele Carson, Andrew Lahey, Sadie Lahey, Sean Lahey, Lauren Lahey, Ryan Lahey and Jackie Armstrong; and great-grandson Ethan Carson. Services will be held Saturday, April 23 at noon at First Plymouth Congregational Church, 3501 S. Colorado Blvd., Englewood, 80113. Memorial donations may be made to the church.