Barbara M. Earley
Of Norwood, formerly of Roxbury, Barbara Maureen Earley in Longmeadow on February 20, 2019. Beloved daughter of the late William Gabriel Earley and Mary Agnes (Medus) Earley. Devoted sister and sister in law to Dorothy “Dottie” and Nicholas Orecchio of Longmeadow. Devoted sister to the late Helen E. Earley, Mary E. Griffin, Eleanor T. Earley, Adele A. Henehan, and Catherine F. Judge. Beloved aunt of Dr. Joan E. Tannenbaum, George Griffin and William T. Henehan and the late Atty. Margaret E. Henehan. Master of the late Irish setter “Mary the Rose of Tralee”. Retired secretary in the insurance field.
Funeral Mass 10:30AM on Thurs. Feb. 28, 2019 in St. Timothy Church, Norwood. Burial in Mt. Benedict Cemetery, W. Roxbury. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Calling hours at the Forastiere Smith FH, 220 North Main St., East Longmeadow, Tuesday and Wed. 2 – 4 and 7 -9. www.forastiere.com
Barbara M. Earley
Barbara M. Earley, 89, died on February 20, 2019 at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. Born in Boston, she grew up in the section of Roxbury commonly called “Tommy Rock”. She attended St. Joseph grammar school and went on to graduate from St. Joseph’s Academy. She was a longtime resident of Norwood and a member of St. Timothy’s Church in Norwood; and St. Joseph Academy Alumni Association. Prior to retirement she worked in the insurance field. She is survived by her sister and brother in law Dorothy J. and Nicholas Orecchio of Longmeadow; a niece and two nephews.
A funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday (Feb. 28th) at 10:30 AM in St. Timothy Church in Norwood. Burial will be in Mt. Benedict Cemetery in West Roxbury. Funeral arrangements being handled by the Forastiere Smith Family Funeral Home in East Longmeadow. www.forastiere.com