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PROPER, Barbara
Barbara Proper, 92, Wethersfield, passed away on Saturday, (March 23, 2013) after a brief illness at Hartford Hospital. Barbara was born Feb. 26, 1921 in Hartford, the daughter of the late Sidney Grant and Olive Lohmes Proper. Barbara resided at River's Watch in Suffield for one year prior to her passing and eight years at the Lodge at Cold Springs in Cromwell. She graduated in 1938 from Wethersfield High School and in 1942 from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. She worked for American Airlines and Travelers Corp., where she retired after 34 years in the commercial claims department. Barbara volunteered for over 30 years at Hartford Hospital and enjoyed traveling with friends and family. She is survived by her sister, Nancy Tibbals and brother- in-law Gilbert; her nephews, Samuel Tibbals and David Tibbals and wife Elaine; and her niece, Tracy Eccles and husband Robert; and their respective children, Meredith and Ian Tibbals and Anna and Michael Eccles.
There will be a private ceremony with her family; funeral arrangements are with Nicholson and Carmon in Suffield.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Mar. 28, 2013
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