Barbara Ann Norden Aaronson

  • Birth 4 Aug 1928 Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Death 13 Jan 2009 Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial North Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Memorial ID 32942414

AARONSON, BARBARA ANN (NORDEN) 80, of Providence, RI and Chatham, MA died January 13 at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, MA. She died peacefully, after a six month illness, with her daughter and son-in-law by her side.

She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Leroy D. Aaronson, M.D.; daughter Debra Lawless and son-in-law John Lawless of Providence, RI and Chatham, MA; daughter Pamela Ann Hamilton and son-in-law John A. Hamilton of Weymouth, Mass.; beloved grandsons Jack Arthur and Peter Aaron Hamilton; sisters Natalie L. Fisette of Warwick and Meredith L. Nelson of North Kingstown; and many nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Marian F. Connors, William A Norden and Elsa L. Carey..

Born in Warwick, Mrs. Aaronson was a daughter of the late Arthur and Mabel (Miller) Norden. She grew up with three generations on The Norden Farm, a sprawling family farm run by her grandfather in Warwick in the area that is now T. F. Green International Airport. A graduate of Lockwood High School, she earned her R.N. at the Rhode Island Hospital School of Nursing in 1952. Following that she moved to Manhattan to pursue a nursing career; she subsequently worked also in hospitals in Philadelphia and Boston, returning to Rhode Island to raise her family.

Mrs. Aaronson had a love of piano and classical music. She enjoyed travel abroad, in particular time spent touring Italy. She was a student of American history and was very well read in the area. In recent years her primary passion was enjoying time spent with her two grandsons.

Source: Providence Journal 1/15/2009

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  • Added: 15 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32942414
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Barbara Ann Norden Aaronson (4 Aug 1928–13 Jan 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32942414, citing Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery, North Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Jim Plummer (contributor 48640683) .