HAVERHILL — Barbara Ann Gardner, 87, of Andover and Haverhill, died on December 31, 2012, after a long illness. She died peacefully, surrounded by her family, at the home of her daughter Natalie Gardner in Maynard.
Barbara was born in Medford. She graduated from Arlington High School and went on to earn her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Emmanuel College, class of 1947. Barbara greatly enjoyed her subsequent career at The New England Telephone Company, where she made many life-long friends and met her husband, the late Robert Gardner.
Barbara will be missed by her son, Robert K. Gardner of Greensboro, N.C.; her daughter, Natalie; son-in-law, Robert Brown; and grandson, Jordan DiGloria of Maynard; and grandson, Julian DiGloria of Salem, N.H.
ARRANGEMENTS: Private family memorial has been planned. Services under the care of Glenn D. Burlamachi, Concord Funeral Home, Concord. To share a memory or offer a condolence visit www.concordfuneral.com.