Barbara T. (Ammon) Tenney, of Springfield, VT, passed from this life and into the arms of our heavenly Father on January 11, 2020.
Born on June 3, 1934, the daughter of Warren John Ammon and Evelyn Mary McAndrew in Lawrence, MA.
She was raised on the McAndrew Dairy Farm by her family in N. Chelmsford, MA, and then later in Charlestown, NH, by her mother and “Dad” Clifford Prescott.
She lived and worked raising her own family and caring for the needs of others in the local area for many years.
She enjoyed the occasional bus trips to the casinos but truly loved bingo nights with her bingo buddies at the Whitcomb building where she lived.
Barbara chose to stop the long fight with her heart condition and
rejoined our Holy Father at the Jack Byrne Center in Lebanon, NH.
She was predeceased by her parents, a brother, “Kip” Prescott and her son, Michael E. Merrill.
She is survived by a son, Robert “Bud” Merrill and his wife, “Bea”; sister-in-law, Arlene Prescott; four grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. Also a granddaughter, “Mandy”, whom she raised, and many friends and relatives.
Per Barbara’s wishes there will be no services at this time. There
will be a graveside service and celebration of life at a later date in
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Office of Development, Dartmouth Hitchcock, One Medical Center Drive HB7070, Lebanon, NH 03756. Made out to Dartmouth-Hitchcock with the Jack Byrne Center in memo line.
The Stringer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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