Barbara Faford, 75, of Grafton


Obit Barbara FafordGrafton – Barbara (Sullivan) Faford, 75, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016 following an illness. Her husband of 48 years, Edward C. Faford Sr., passed away July 18, 2013.

Barbara is survived by her children, Edward C. Faford Jr. and his wife Brenda and Robert Hughes; her son-in-law, Robert Manzello; her grandchildren, Anthony Manzello and Tara Faford; and her brother, Joseph Goulet and his wife Joyce. She was predeceased by one brother and her daughter, Michelle Manzello.

Barbara was born Feb. 11, 1940 in Worcester, and worked for many years at Norton Company and more recently at Roche Brothers in Westborough.

Please honor Barbara with memorial donations to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, PO Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265 or online at, or the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or online at

All are invited to gather with Barbara’s family and friends Friday, Jan. 15, from 5-7 p.m., at Roney Funeral Home, 152 Worcester St., North Grafton. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, Jan. 16, at 9:30 a.m., at St. Phillip’s Church, 12 West St., Grafton. She will then be laid to rest at Notre Dame Cemetery in Worcester.

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