Obituary of Barbara "Meme" Rebello
Palmer- Mrs. Barbara “Meme” Rebello, 92 and a long time Palmer native, passed peacefully with her family by her side on July 1, 2023. Meme was born in Holyoke on October 14, 1930, to the late Joseph and Florida O’Grady. Barbara was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ernest Rebello.
Barbara was a Registered Nurse who retired after 40 years of nursing. She enjoyed her retirement by spending time with her family and friends, working on the farm, and doing Tai Chi with the Palmer Senior Center family.
She will be dearly missed by her son, William Bolduc and wife, Karen; granddaughter, Sara Chisholm; grandsons, Joseph Bolduc and wife Jennifer, and Jared Bolduc and wife Kelley; and her great grandchildren, Cameron and Grace Chisholm, and Michael Bolduc.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday July 5, 2023 from 4-6pm at the Beers & Story Palmer Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10am on Thursday, July 6, 2023 at St. Thomas the Apostle in Palmer. Friends and family are welcome to gather at the funeral home at 9am for a procession. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Baystate Hospice Gifts of Gratitude- Baystate Health Foundation by visiting https://secure2.convio.net/bayhf/site/Donation2;jsessionid=00000000.app20095a?df_id=1881&1881.donation=form1&mfc_pref=T&NONCE_TOKEN=9475E4F740A5601F734D70779F9455DATo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Barbara Rebello, please visit Tribute Store