Barbara Garey, 84, passed quietly at Sullivan County Health Care in Unity, NH, on February 19, 2021 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born on August 16, 1936.
Barbara raised her three children by herself. She worked 30 years at Tambrands in Claremont, NH. She loved music, dancing, and camping. She enjoyed her grandchildren immeasurably.
She leaves behind her husband of 50 years, Herbert Garey of Ascutney, VT; her children, Deborah Pelton of Ascutney, VT and Cynthia Parker of Lebanon, NH; her brothers and sisters, Mary Bishop of Marion, OH, Howard Richards of Charlestown, NH, Jim Richards of Claremont, NH, Jane Turner of Oregon, and Shirley Elder. She has seven grandchildren: Joshua Pelton of Francestown , NH, Nick Pelton of Springfield, VT, Erica Parker of Lebanon, NH, Corey Parker of New York, Lucas Rapp of Springfield, VT, Justin Parker of Oregon and Alek Parker of Pittsfield, VT. She has 4 great grandchildren, Levi Parker, Jaxon Parker, Roewen Deyo, and Estelle Pelton.
She was predeceased by her son, Alan Parker, her sister, Carol Stevens and her brother, Skip Nugent.
A memorial service will be held March 6th at 11 AM at the Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad Street in Claremont, NH, with Rev. Michael Boy Pastor of the Ascutney Union Church officiating. Burial will be held in the spring in the Weathersfield Bow Cemetery.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Funeral Home and Garey family ask all attending the service to abide with all regulations and please wear a mask and use social distancing.
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