Roberta M. (Lyons) Barry
Roberta M. (Lyons) Barry of Chelmsford CHELMSFORD -- Roberta M. (Lyons) Barry, 76, of Chelmsford died Monday, October 17, 2017 at Lowell General Hospital. She was married to Garrett J. Barry with whom she celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on August 19, 2016. Born in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary Lyons. She graduated from St. Clement's High School in Somerville with the class of 1958. While in high school Roberta was a member of the drama club and the varsity cheerleading squad. Roberta retired from the Chelmsford Public Schools, where she worked as a Teacher's Aide at the North School She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church and a CCD teacher. Roberta was an extremely talented seamstress whose specialty was making wedding gowns. She was an avid Patriots and Bruins fan. Roberta was a proud resident of Chelmsford for forty-five years Besides her husband she is survived by a son, Garrett J. Barry III and his wife Lynne of Bedford, NH and; two brothers, William and his wife, Jean Lyons of Winchester, MA and Donald and his wife, Bert Lyons of Tewksbury, MA; sister, Alberta Cain of Billerica; a grandchild, Riley Barry of Bedford, NH and many nieces and nephews. BARRY -- Roberta M. (Lyons) Barry of Chelmsford died October 17, 2016. Visiting hours Thurs. 3 to 7 P.M. Funeral Fri. at 10A.M. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 11A.M. at St. Mary Church, Chelmsford. Burial in the Fairview Cemetery, Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com .
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