Barbara A. Leino

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Barbara A. Leino

February 03, 1929 - September 11, 2018

Millinocket Barbara A. Leino, 89, passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at Woodlands Assisted Living Facility in Brewer. She was the daughter of Francis and Alma (Monroe) Barnes.
Barbara was married to the love of her life, William R. "Bill" Leino for 59 years until his death in 2007. Together they raised a loving and close knit family and are survived by their six children, Billie-Jean Brilliant and her husband, Dwight, Frank Leino and his wife, MaryAnn, Richard Leino, Michael Leino and his wife, Carla, Julie Young, and Jeffrey Leino; nine grandchildren, Shaun Brilliant, Julie (Brilliant) Pulkkinen, Joshua Stevens, Angela (Stevens) Gibson, Melissa (Leino) Emerton, Jonathan Leino, Katelyn Leino, Alyson Leino, and Coralyn Leino; four stepgrandchildren, Kristi Davis, Michele Straub, John St. Peter, and May White; twelve great-grandchildren, four great-stepgrandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Barbara is also survived by two sisters, Mary Albert and Frances Bishop; and many nieces, nepehws, and cousins. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by a sister, Nancy and two brothers-in-law, Richard Albert and Thomas Bishop.
Mom was involved in many organizations over the years including the Millinocket Players, the Millinocket Art Society, and a member of St. Martin's church choir. She worked for many years for Bangor Hydro. Mom lived her life for her family and loved having us all together for any occasion, but especially for the holidays. She was a very good cook and we continue to use hers and Dad's recipes even today. She was our guiding light, our caregiver, our constant supporter, and the best worrier you could ever meet! Mom, words cannot express how deeply loved and missed you are; thank you for being ours.
Friends are invited to visit with the family 1:30 p.m. Monday, September 17, 2018, at the Lamson Funeral Home, 11 Tamarack Street, Millinocket, where funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., officiated by Rev. Bruce Siket. Interment will be at the Millinocket Cemetery. Messages of condolence may be expressed at www.lamsonfh.com.
Published on September 14, 2018
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