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Dorothy May Farnsworth Barrows

Birth
Springfield, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Death 25 Oct 2008 (aged 81)
Ludlow, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Burial Springfield, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 100642278 · View Source
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SPRINGFIELD - The funeral service for Dorothy M. Barrows, 81, who died Oct. 25, 2008, was held Monday, Oct. 27, at the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield.

The Rev. Christine Boardman, pastor of First Congregational Church UCC in Springfield, officiated.

Burial followed in Oakland Cemetery in Springfield.

Bearers were Wayne and Mark Childs, Adam, Steve and Charles Earle.


SPRINGFIELD - Dorothy May Barrows, 81, died Oct. 25, 2008, at the Gill Odd Fellows Home in Ludlow.

She was born April 23, 1927, in Springfield, the daughter of Perley and Violet (Camley) Farnsworth, and received her education in local schools.

Mrs. Barrows was a self-employed housekeeper in the Springfield area for more than 40 years. She also worked for Big Bucks Bingo in Springfield for many years.

She was active with Alcoholics Anonymous as a sponsor and counselor for 30+ years.

She enjoyed bingo and NASCAR racing.

Survivors include four sons, Donald Childs of Texas, Warren Childs of Wallkill, N.Y., Roger and Larry Barrows of Springfield; a daughter, Marie Earle of Camillus, N.Y.; two sisters, Doris Nelson of Springfield and Kathryn Cannistraci of Bennington; four brothers, Raymond and Ralph Farnsworth of Springfield, Robert Farnsworth of Punta Gorda, Fla., and Russell Farnsworth of Chester; 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Barrows was predeceased by three brothers, Gordon, Roland and Harold Farnsworth; and her husbands, Donald Childs and Warren Barrows.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield. The Rev. Christine Boardman, pastor of First Congregational Church UCC in Springfield, will officiate. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery in Springfield.

Friends may call from 1 p.m. prior to the service Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gill Odd Fellows Home, Gill Terrace, Ludlow, VT 05149; or to the charity of one's choice.


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  • Created by: Debby (Patt) Margiotta
  • Added: 13 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100642278
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy May Farnsworth Barrows (23 Apr 1927–25 Oct 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100642278, citing Oakland Cemetery, Springfield, Windsor County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Debby (Patt) Margiotta (contributor 47033927) .