Northborough – Barbara I. (Magyar) Drapeau, 79, died Monday, July 14, 2008 in Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center following a long illness.
She leaves her loving husband of 55 years, Richard Drapeau; her sons, Stephen Drapeau and his wife, Donna, and Randy Drapeau and his wife, Linda; her daughter, Christine Rybacki and her husband, Larry; nine grandchildren; two greatgrandchildren; and two nieces and two nephews.
Born and raised in Franklin, N.H., the daughter of Daniel and Irene (Decato) Magyar, she was a resident of Northborough for the past 25 years. She graduated from Franklin High School and went on to earn her A.D. from Becker Jr. College.
Mrs. Drapeau worked several years ago as an administrative assistant for Donnegan Systems, Inc. in Northborough. She enjoyed square-dancing and playing bingo, but most of all, she loved to be surrounded by her family. She was a member of St. Bernadette's Parish in Northborough.
A funeral mass was held July 17 from St. Bernadette's Parish, with burial at Howard Street Cemetery. Hays Funeral Home of Northborough directed arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to St. Bernadette's Parish, 266 Main St., Northborough, MA 01532.