Barbara A. Perkins, 73
Westborough – Barbara A. (Comey) Perkins, 73, died at home Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007 after a long battle with cancer. She was the wife of the late John Perkins Sr.
She leaves her mother, Florence (Smith) Comey; her daughter, Nancy Perkins Ward and her husband, Francis; her son, John Perkins Jr.; her sisters-in-law, Helen Fenlason and Harriette Mowry; and nieces, nephews and cousins.
Born in Worcester, the daughter of Florence and the late George Comey, she graduated from Westborough High School in 1952 and was a lifelong resident of Westborough.
Mrs. Perkins was employed as a secretary for Bay State Abrasives following her high school graduation. In later years, she was employed by Suburban Temporaries before retiring. She was a former volunteer for the Rainbow Girls and enjoyed vacations with her family in Maine and Nova Scotia.
The family would like to thank the nurses and home health aids of UMass Memorial Hospice for their loving care.
Funeral services were held Nov. 24 from the Rand-Harper-Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, with burial at Pine Grove Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.
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