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Barbara Barker

September 14, 2021

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Barbara E. Barker, 91, of Holliston, passed away on September 14, 2021 Born in Schenectady, New York, she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth and Stanley Drumm. She was the beloved wife of 66 years to the late Russell Boyd Barker who passed away in 2019. 

Barbara was a graduate of Framingham State College, having earned a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts. She was a talented artist in her own right. She was a military wife for 30 years and lived in Holliston for over forty years.

She is survived by three children, Lydia Tederick and her husband, Michael of Fairfax Station, VA, Catherine Didriksen and her husband, David of Acton, and Russell Scott Barker of Washington State. She also leaves behind three siblings, David Drumm and his wife, Ellen of FL, Stanley Drumm and his wife, Melissa of Spokane, WA and Wendy Drumm of Eugene, OR; as well as 5 grandchildren, Alec, Emily, Rachel, Alison and Sydney.

Private family arrangements are being handled by Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston, www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com