Obituaries 07-06-2016

Barbara Noseworthy

Enjoyed spending time with family and friends and often volunteered at First Congregational Church in Chelsea

Barbara H. (McNeil) Noseworthy, a longtime Everett resident, passed away Thursday morning, June 30 at her daughter’s home in New Hampshire.  She was 92 years old.

Born and raised in Chelsea, the daughter of the late George and Irene (Hughes) McNeil, she worked at the former Everlastic Factory in Chelsea during World War II  making supplies for service men overseas.  She later worked at the former Homer’s Bakery in Everett, which is now known as Elm St. Bakery.  Barbara worked at the bakery for 12 years before becoming a homemaker, caring for her family and her home in Everett.

She was the wife of the late Edward Noseworthy, Sr. They shared 59 years of marriage before his passing in 2003.  During her free time, Barbara enjoyed playing bingo, was a member of the Saugus Senior Center and often times volunteered at the First Congregational Church in Chelsea.  She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.  She will be greatly missed by all who loved her.

Barbara was the devoted mother of Edward Noseworthy, Jr. and his wife, Carolyn of Revere and Diane Greenwell and her husband, James of Gilford, NH; sister of the late George McNeil and Bertha Toce; beloved grandmother of six grandchildren: Carole Rocha and her husband, Brian, Kim Misci and her husband, Bryan, Edward Noseworthy III, Barbara Greenwell and her life partner, Michael Rutherford, Susan Clark and her husband, Scott and Julie Phipps; nine great grandchildren: Madison, Reileigh, Reese and Gavin Clark, James and Robert Phipps, Evan and Aubrey Rocha and Miles Misci.  She is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were conducted in the Carafa Family Funeral Home, Chelsea.  Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Barbara’s memory may be made to the Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main St., Laconia, NH 03246.


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