Barbara Dewey of Crystal River, FL passed away on April 1, 2021. She was 78.
Born Barbara Ann Bogert on January 19, 1943 in Denver, CO, she was the oldest of
4 girls. She attended Adams City High School and went on to be a Word Processor for MediaOne/AT&T as well as a skilled seamstress. Barbara and Jack retired to Crystal River, from Sedalia, CO in 2001. They spent their retirement boating, traveling, and spending time with family.
Barbara was a member of St. Timothy's Lutheran Church in Crystal River. She loved crocheting, knitting, and crafts. She volunteered with several organizations: Lutheran World Relief, Healthy Start, and Citrus County's World's Greatest Baby Shower.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 50 yrs, Jack A. Dewey. Her twin sister Beverly McCants and parents Ellen (Koester) and Frances Bogert.
She is survived by her 3 children: Terri Simon of Crystal River, FL, Jack Dewey II of Castle Rock, CO and Rick (Sandy) Dewey of Forsyth, GA. Eight Grandchildren: Rick (Leslie) Dewey II, Juliann (Mike) Pedemonti, Lauren (Tony) Scarbary, April (Allen) Simon, Shelby (Chris) Stanley, Eric (Cassidy) Headley, Jack Dewey III and Kyle Dewey. Seven Great Grandchildren: Mandi, Remington, Hudson, Harrison, Fiona, Lennon and Ava.
The family will receive friends Thursday April 8th from 10:00am to 11:00am with service starting at 11:00am at Fountains Memorial Park Homosassa, Florida.
Due to COVID 19 the family requests social distancing and mask requirements.
Arrangements are under the direction of Strickland Funeral Home, Crystal River.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Apr. 7, 2021.