Barbara Minney

Barbara Minney

1943 - 2023

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Barbara May (Holbrook) Minney, 80, of Ware, entered into eternal rest on October 30, 2023. Barbara was born to Ernest and Winifred Priscilla (Fuller) Holbrook on May 12,1943 in New Braintree. She was one of 9 children and grew up on her family's cherished dairy farm in New Braintree, of which she held so many living memories and told endless stories about. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Winifred Holbrook, her in laws, Hector and Amelia Minney, her four children, David Minney Jr, Brett Minney, Renee Pollack, and Allan Beauregard, as well as siblings, Cynthia, Calvin, Donna, and Bruce. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband and best friend, David Minney Sr, siblings Ernest Holbrook Jr, Patricia Golden, Sybil George, and James Holbrook, beloved sister in law Hazel Bazinet and her husband Roger, sister in law Marsha Matlasz, the grandchildren she raised and played a loving mother role to Aaron Wrobel and Amy, Ariel, and Angela Pollack, her other grandchildren Alyssa Paradise and Bradley, David, Emily, and Destiny Beauregard, two very special "daughters" Kelly Moores and Sandi Lamica Russo, seven great grandchildren, Kadence, Damien, Peyton, Marley, Jaice, Jailee, and Jaila, as well as several nieces and nephews. She worked alongside her husband and best friend for many years for Minney & Sons. She loved nothing more than her family and was truly the glue that kept everyone together. Her love was endless and deep and she will be missed forever. She enjoyed showing her love through the stomach, utilizing her extensive skill for cooking and baking. She made many wedding cakes for her loved ones over the years. She loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, 4 wheeling, and snowmobiling with her husband and friends and family. Calling hours will be held Thursday from 4pm-7pm at Beers & Story Palmer Funeral Home in Palmer. Flowers may be sent in her honor to the funeral home.
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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, November 9, 2023
Beers & Story Funeral Homes, Palmer
1475 N Main Street
Palmer, Massachusetts, United States