Frances's Story

BANGOR - Frances Barker, 95, passed away on March 24, 2015, with her family at her side.

Frances was born in Waterville and graduated from Waterville High, class of 1938, she earned a bachelor's degree in education from Colby College, class of 1942. She taught in the Winslow school system during which time she earned a Master's degree in library science, she was the Winslow High school librarian for may years until she retired.

Frances was predeceased by her husband, Burleigh Barker; her sister, Mary Norton and her brother-in-law and longtime companion, Charles Norton. Frances is survived by her son, William Barker and wife, Shirley, of Westbrook; her daughter, Janet Ware and husband, James, of Fairfield; her sister, Hazel Warren of Cape Cod; grandchildren, Jesse, Kristian, Jamie and Garth Broz; stepgrandchildren, Nick, Jesse and Erica Jordan, 2 nieces, 3 nephews and 13 great-grandchildren. Many thanks to Winterberry Heights and St. Josephs hospital for your wonderful care.

At her request, there will be no visiting hours or funeral services. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
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