SANBORNTON - Barbara Dawn Moore, 91, of Sanbornton, passed away peacefully September 4, 2013. She was surrounded by the love of her family.
Dawn was born in Malden, MA, July 12, 1922, the daughter of Warren and Beatrice (Cormack) Barnaby. She was raised in Norwich, CT, and returned to Malden to attend high school. Following graduation Dawn worked in a war effort plant and started her family. She spent many of her working years employed at government contract companies and, later on, as a secretary at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Arlington.
Dawn enjoyed working with her hands, fashioning countless Christmas crafts, and she also enjoyed collecting spoons and stamps. Dawn played the violin in high school and was an artist who painted many pictures for her own enjoyment and, for a while, taught painting classes from her home. She was a wonderful wife, mother and friend who had a love of black cats and an ability to be refreshingly honest.
Dawn is survived by a daughter, B. Dawn Hyder; a son, Paul J. Moore; three brothers, Richard, Roger, and Kenneth Barnaby; four grandchildren;10 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert F. Moore.
At Dawn's request, there will be no calling hours. Memorial service and burial will be private and held at the convenience of the family.
The Cremation Society of NH, Manchester office, is assisting the family with arrangements. To view an online memorial, please go to www.csnh.com.