Barbara J. Davis 88
Charlton - Barbara J. (Leland) Davis 88, of 6 Bond Rd., passed away Saturday, May 12, 2012. She was born in Springfield, MA. July 15, 1923, and was the daughter of Foster and Georgeina Leland.
She leaves two daughters, Carolyn Gauthier of Charlton and Candace Tanne and her husband Joseph of Conshohocken, PA, as well as a son Everett Davis and his wife Diane of Woodstock, CT., seven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild, and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Barbara was a child care worker in her own home long before there was such a thing as Daycare Centers. Through the years of loving and caring for over 80 children, she taught them how to share, play well together, how to color and cut, to make up games and projects to occupy themselves. She kept many of them during the day from infancy until they started school and some of them put on and off the bus.
She spent her leisure time with her husband Gordon at many horse and pony pulls all around New England and after his death in 1987 she spent her time travelling with her daughters throughout the United States and even abroad.
There are no calling hours.
A Graveside Service will be Friday, May 18, 2012 at 10 AM in North Cemetery in Oxford.
Please omit flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to: Hope Christian Fellowship, 6 Haggerty Rd., Charlton, MA. 01507 or to the charity of one’s choice.
The Robert J. Miller-Charlton Funeral Home, 175 Old Worcester Rd., is assisting Barbara’s Family with arrangements.
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