Barbara J. Raymond, 78, of Standish, died at home on Saturday, August 17, 2019, surrounded by her family.
Barbara was born on September 17, 1940, in Portland, the daughter of the late Harold H. and Vera L. (Boothby) Raymond. She grew up in Westbrook where she attended local schools and graduated from Westbrook High School, class of 1958. After high school Barbara worked sales and in the office at Zayre’s Department Store. She then worked at Health-Tex Inc., followed by the Ramada Inn, and then as a caregiver for several people.
Barbara enjoyed gardening, making trips to the Cookie Jar Bakery, and most of all, her family. She enjoyed going on trips to North Conway, N.H. and she never missed a graduation or birthday party. She was always the first one to arrive. She treated everyone like family and was especially close to her neighbors in Ward’s Cove. In her free time she volunteered at the Standish Food Pantry, and attended music concerts in Westbrook. She enjoyed going to Pineland Gardens, various fairs, and high-bush blueberry picking.
Visiting hours will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at the Conroy-Tully Walker South Portland Chapel, 1024 Broadway, South Portland. A Funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, August 22, 2019 in the Chapel. Burial will follow at Brooklawn Memorial Park, Portland.
Memorial contributions may be made in Barbara’s memory to American Breast Cancer Foundation, 10400 Little Patuxent Parkway Suite 480, Columbia, MD 21044.