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Germaine E. BartonSeptember 5, 1926 ~ November 30, 2016 (age 90)
"Precious (valuable) in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints." Ps 116:15.
GARDNER - Germaine Barton went home to her Heavenly Father, Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at the age of 90.
She was born in Winchendon Springs on September 5, 1926, the daughter of the late George and Georgianna (LaPrise) LaPointe.
Germaine worked as a seamstress for the former Winchendon Fashions, and as an assembler at New Hampshire Ball Bearings in Peterborough, NH. But her greatest joy was her lifelong occupation as wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great- great grandmother. She was a strong woman of God, quietly praying family and friends through some very dark times. (Proverbs 31:28). She was an avid reader and artist, skillfully creating beautiful needlepoint, quilts and crochet. Germaine also had a beautiful singing voice, her inspirational music was featured on a local radio program DJ'd/Produced by her husband.
She leaves two daughters, Linda Murphy of Winchendon, Nancy Lovly and her husband Adra of Owls Head, ME and one son, Kevin and his wife Pam of Murfreesboro, TN; nine grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren, four great- great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She is survived by one sister, Adrienne Alber of New Port, RI. She was predeceased by her husband, John Barton, a son-in-law, Bill Murphy and fourteen sisters and brothers.
"Her children arise and call her blessed..." prov 31:28
There will be no calling hours. Private memorial services and interment will be in Massachusetts Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen Street, Winchendon.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project.
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.