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Barbara L. Higgins

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Barbara L. Higgins Obituary
Barbara L. Higgins, 87, of Lisbon, died peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 17 after a short illness. She was the loving daughter of the late William and Doris Lane and grew up in Needham, MA. She was a graduate of Needham High School, Class of 1945 and married Thomas W. Higgins on Jan. 24, 1948. Barbara and Tom raised their family in Brockton and because of Toms railroad career they moved to CT in 1974. She worked for almost twenty years as a book binder and always had a passion for dancing, bingo, and knitting. She was the loving mother of Fred W. Higgins and his wife Linda of Bridgewater, Shirley McGrady of Hyannis, Dorothy L. Almeida of Taunton, Thomas W. Higgins Jr. and his wife Sandy of FL, and Sandra L. Almeida and her husband Robert of Carver. Proud Nana of 13 and great Nana of 20. She was the sister of the late William Lane, Shirley DiModica, and Robert Lane. A Funeral Home service will be held at the Prophett-Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 98 Bedford St., Bridgewater on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 2 p.m. with visitation period starting at noon. For online guest book and directions visit www.ccgfuneralhome.com. Prophett-Chapman Cole & Gleason 508-697-4332

Published in The Enterprise on Oct. 20, 2013
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