NASHUA - Barbara Louise (Corey) St. Onge, 66, also of China ,Maine, died Sept. 9, 2011.
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She was born in Portland, Maine, June 29, 1945, to the late Raymond H. and Grace A. (Quarrington) Corey.
She married Albert A. St.Onge on Dec. 5, 1992, and spent 18 wonderful years with him, until his death on August 17, 2011.
After graduating from South Portland High School in 1963 she earned an associate of applied science degree from Westbrook Junior College in Portland, Maine, in 1967. She worked for many years providing administrative support in the health care field, and her compassion, good humor and sharp organizational skills were the hallmark of her work at The Heart Center and later at the New England Heart Institute at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester until her retirement in 2005.
She will be remembered for her friendliness and sense of humor as well as for her volunteer spirit. She served as president of the American Legion Auxiliary Chapter in Nashua from 1993 to 1998, leading a major period of growth in membership for the organization. Along with her husband, she also gave of her time to support the Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association and was commended by that organization for her contributions.
She enjoyed spending summers at her camp on China Lake in Maine, visiting with friends and spending time with her family.
She was predeceased by her brother James E. Corey of Portland, Maine.
Survivors include a step-son and daughter-in-law, Normand A. and Sarah St.Onge of Columbia, S.C.; a step-daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and George Downing of Keene; and five grandchildren: Alexandria, Nathaniel and Darby Jane St. Onge of Columbia, S.C., and Elizabeth and Andrew Downing of Keene.
SERVICES: Visiting hours will be Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m., at Davis Funeral Home, One Lock St., Nashua.
A Graveside Service will be held Friday at noon at New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen. Family and friends are invited to attend.
Memorial donations may be made to
, Centralized Memorial Processing Center, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.
The Davis Funeral Home, One Lock St., Nashua, has been placed in charge of arrangements. For more information visit www.davisfuneralhomenh.com.
Davis Funeral Home
1 Lock Street Nashua, NH 03064-2238
Published in Union Leader on Sept. 14, 2011