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Barbara Lafrennie

July 20, 1949 — May 3, 2020

WINCHENDON - Barbara E. (Nadeau) Lafrennie, 70, of 51 Baldwinville State Rd Winchendon, died Sunday, May 3rd, at Health Alliance Hospital, Leominster.

She was born in Winchendon, MA. on July 20, 1949, daughter of the late Russell C. and Eleanor L (Monette) Nadeau and was a graduate of Murdock High School and Mt. Wachusett Community College with an Associate Degree in Accounting.

Barbara worked as Assistant Town Accountant at Town of Winchendon for over twenty years until her retirement in 2011. She worked many years ago at Fitchburg Paper Co and Heywood Hospital. Barbara also worked as the Assistant Librarian at Beals Memorial Library, and also at Amelia's, the once clothing store turned quilt shop on Central St.

She was a member of the Board of Directors for the Winchendon History and Cultural Center where she served at the 2nd Vice President. Barbara was also a board member of the Friends of Beals Memorial Library and served as the Treasurer. Her hobbies were quilting, reading, and walking. Barbara was the former Chairman of the Parks and Recreation Department and was also a founder of the PTO in Winchendon. She was honored with two Awards from Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce.

She leaves behind her husband Allen J Lafrennie, III. of Winchendon, whom she married April 19, 1969 and a daughter, Erika Lafrennie.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Lois J. Gilbert of Ashburnham.

Private funeral services and burial will be held at Riverside Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ahimsa Haven.

Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.


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