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Barbara Doherty

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Doherty, Barbara Barringer of Reading, formerly of Wilmington, DE, on Sept. 30. Passed away peacefully at age 100. Beloved wife of the late Francis J. Doherty. Loving mother to Joanne Greenlay of Ipswich. Cherished grandmother of David Dietz and wife Laura of Ipswich, Jeffrey Dietz and wife Angela Binda of Reading, Kevin Dietz and wife Leah Finkelstein of Sherman Oaks, CA. Devoted great-grandmother to Madeleine, Duncan, and Gabriel. In her last years she was lovingly cared for by the nurses and staff of Wingate Nursing Home in Reading, and her family is grateful for the care she received. She loved theater and acting, and was very involved with the Wilmington (DE) Drama League for many years. Reading, animals, and the University of Delaware Blue Hens football were her other passions. Barbaras ashes will be interred with those of her late husband at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. A memorial service is being planned for November.

Published in The Reading Advocate from Oct. 8 to Oct. 15, 2013
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