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Barbara Ann Murphy Basescu
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Birth: Dec. 21, 1929
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 15, 2010
Sarasota County
Florida, USA

Barbara Murphy Basescu was born in Lincolnton, North Carolina on Dec. 21, 1929. She graduated from Central High School in Charlotte in 1947, and from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1952. She worked in Washington DC, then married and moved to New York City where her two children were born. From 1960 until 1982, she lived in Boulder with her husband, son and daughter. She helped in the family restaurant business, taught French, worked as a travel agent, and volunteered at Columbine, Centennial and BHS. As a grandmother, she lived in Berkeley, CA for several years to help care for her grandchildren, before retiring in Sarasota, Florida.
Barbara was a beautiful, intelligent, and complex woman. An artist, pianist, world traveler, and political activist, she was full of energy and enthusiam until the last week of her life. She is especially missed by her three grandchildren, her son, Dale, and her daughter Valerie. Love you mom!
A memorial celebration will be held at Warlicks Funeral Home in Lincolnton, NC on Saturday, June 18.

Published in DailyCamera, Boulder, Colorado June 12, 2011


Barbara Basescu, 80, of Sarasota, formerly of Boulder, Colo., died March 15, 2010.
Wiegand Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
A beautiful, intelligent, complex woman, she will especially be missed by her son, Dale, her daughter, Valerie, and her three grandchildren.
She was an artist, pianist, French teacher and world traveler. She was full of energy and enthusiasm until the last week of her life.

Published in Pasadena Herald Tribune, Pasadena, CA March 17, 2010 
Family links: 
  Ural Richard Murphy (1902 - 1975)
  Frances Allen Murphy (1905 - 1998)
Hollybrook Cemetery
Lincoln County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Section B
Created by: Sue Leitzsey Bradley
Record added: Jun 03, 2014
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Barbara Ann <i>Murphy</i> Basescu
Added by: Sue Leitzsey Bradley
Barbara Ann <i>Murphy</i> Basescu
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 Added: Jun. 3, 2014

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