Barbara A. (Newton) Benedict
of Fitchburg; 76
FITCHBURG -- Barbara A. (Newton) Benedict, 76, of Fitchburg passed away Friday, March 21, in the Golden Living Center.
Barbara was born in Fitchburg on April 19, 1937, a daughter of the late Ralph and Rose (Carbone) Newton. She graduated from Fitchburg High School in 1955 and went on receive her Nursing Degree from the Saint Vincent's School of Nursing in 1959. Barbara was the head of nursing at Burbank when she retired. In 1980, she worked for Medical Resources in Fitchburg.
She was a member of Saint Anthony di Padua Church in Fitchburg and loved to travel.
Barbara leaves her children, Paula A. Delgiudice and her husband Joseph of Fitchburg, Bruce B. Benedict of Fitchburg, James R. Benedict and his wife Theresa of Westminster, Robert A. Benedict of Fitchburg; grandchildren, Anthony, Brianna, and Bryce Benedict, Joseph Delgiudice, Victoria Pantoni, Aubreylee Kenda, and Christa Curtis.
She was predeceased by her husband Barton Benedict in 2001 and also her twin sister, Patricia Newton in 2012.
BENEDICT -- The funeral Mass will be held in Saint Anthony di Padua Church, Salem St. on Friday, March 28, at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow in Saint Bernard's Cemetery. Brandon Funeral Home, 305 Wanoosnoc Rd., Fitchburg is directing arrangements.
In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial contributions be made to the Saint Anthony's Community Center, 123 Salem Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420.
Brandon Funeral Home
305 Wanoosnoc Road Fitchburg, MA 01420
Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on Mar. 25, 2014