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Barbara Leavitt

Jan 24, 1925 - Nov 5, 2017

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St. Albans - Barbara Leavitt, 92, died November 5, 2017, at home after a battle with cancer. She rests peacefully in the arms of her Lord and Savior. Barb was born January 24, 1925, in Charleston, a daughter of Archie and Ada (Arnold) Stevens. She graduated from Higgins Classical Institute and secretarial school in Boston. 71 years ago, following World War II, she married the love of her life and soulmate, Dana. She served as a postal clerk in the Town of St. Albans for many years; the last 12 years of her working career as Postmaster.
In 1960, Dana and she started Green Acres Farm located on the Bubar Road in St. Albans, which they operated until retiring in 1985. Barb was one of the founders of the SnoDevils Snowmobile Club and served as treasurer for many years. She was a member of the St. Albans Union Church where she sang in the choir. Barb and Dana have wintered in Zephyrhills, FL, for the past 29 years. She loved traveling, playing cards, snowmobiling, camping, fishing and more recently 4-wheeling.
She is survived by a sister, Alice Glover of Skowhegan, a son, Nolan and wife, Linda Leavitt of Zephyrhills, FL, a daughter, Darlene Tompkins of St. Albans, a foster daughter, Ethel and husband, Darrell Neal of St. Albans, seven grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, eleven great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by two brothers, Earl and Lester.
A memorial service will be held at the St. Albans Union Church at a time to be announced. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Albans Union Church, P.O. Box 152, St. Albans, ME 04971. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com
Published on  November 6, 2017
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