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Barbara L.'s Story

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Barbara was born in Boston in 1929 to Dr. John Laurie and Helen Bolton Laurie. She attended Arlington High School, Dean Academy, and graduated from Colby Jr. College, now Colby-Sawyer.
Barbara cherished her time with her family and was a competitive card player, especially enjoying Bridge and May I. She loved spending all of her summers at the family cottage built by her grandfather on Long Beach in Rockport, Mass.
She was a long time employee at Jordan Marsh Company.
Barbara is preceded in death by the love of her life, husband, Charles Linebarger Prescott.
Barbara is survived by daughter, Deborah Meiselman and son-in-law, Herbert of Rockport; son, John Prescott and daughter-in-law, Gail of Phoenix; granddaughter, Jacie Coleman and her husband, Steve of Phoenix; and great-granddaughters, Lexie and Addie Coleman.
She is also survived by her step-grandson, David Meiselman and his wife, Julie Spector of Weston, their sons, Colin, Connor and Ryan Meiselman; as well as step-grandson, Adam Meiselman and his wife, Elaine O'Curran and daughter Naomi, of Boston and Dingle, Ireland.
In keeping with her wishes, services will be held privately. For online condolences, please visit www.greelyfuneralhome.com.
Gloucester Times
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