Barbara Ann's Story
- Barbara Ann Smith Wakeman, 89, died peacefully in her sleep in her home in Orono, Maine, on January 28, 2018. Barbara was born on October 7, 1928 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania and is the daughter of the late Charles and Ruth (Oyer) Smith. Barbara graduated form Radnor High School in 1946 and went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude from Bryn Mawr College in 1950. She was a proud homemaker who, in addition, pursued her lifelong passions of travel and art. Through her hundreds of sketches and paintings, she bore vivid witness to the many places around the world she visited with her husband, including the four years spent in Paris that she remembered most fondly.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Wakeman. Brother; Richard Smith. Three children; John and wife Mary, James, and Stephen and wife Elizabeth Wakeman. And nine grandchildren.
In the warmer weather she will be remembered at a small family gathering at the Cape Split chapel in South Addison, Maine.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the Maine Seacoast Mission.
Published on  January 30, 2018