Barbara Mullins, 79, of Templeton and formerly of Southborough


Barbara MullinsTempleton – Barbara Lorraine (Willis) Mullins, 79, of Templeton, formerly a longtime resident of Southborough, passed Nov. 23, 2018 after a battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of the late James Mullins Sr., who died in 2002.

Barbara was a registered nurse and loved to help people in need. She worked for many years as a nurse at the Framingham Detox Center and MCI Prison for Women. Barbara  taught Catechism for St. Matthew Church and umpired for the girls’ softball team in the 1970’s. She was an avid card player, loved to knit, socialize with her neighborhood friends and enjoyed traveling.

She is survived by her children, James Mullins Jr. and his wife Eileen of Quincy, Melissa Morin and her husband Don of Templeton, William Mullins and his wife Toy of Brockton, Stacey DeSouza and her husband Dennis of San Diego, and Kevin Mullins of Auburn; her sister, Dorothy Bishop of Pembroke; four grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by her brother, Arthur Willis.

Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 4-7 p.m., at the Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main St., Southborough. A funeral Mass will be held Thursday, Nov. 29, at 11 a.m., at St. Matthew Church, 26 Highland St., Southborough.

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