elevated 6JpBS May 2, 1939- August 1, 2020
Peacefully passed away on August 1, 2020 at the age of 81, surrounded by her loving family.
Beloved and cherished wife of 55 years to John. Caring and devoted mother to John Thomas, Patrick (wife, Kirsten), Christopher and Anne-Marie (husband Bastian). Proud grandmother to Jack and Charlotte. Cherished sister in law to Ann Warnock, Kay Featherstone and the late Rose Mair. Barbara joins her sisters Vivian Girard, Eleanor Lalonde, Molleen Secour and brother Bernard Julien.
Born May 2, 1939 in Cornwall Ontario, the daughter of the late Thomas and Maude (Leroux) Julien. Barbara would fondly recount many happy memories of her life in Cornwall with her family. After graduation from high school Barb pursued a degree in Nursing. Caring for patients at first she soon found her calling in nursing education, teaching at the Hotel D’ieu School of Nursing in Cornwall, the Toronto General Hospital and Seneca College.
In her private life Barbara enjoyed travelling and loved working in her beautiful garden. She was an avid reader, enjoyed painting and treasured every moment with her family and friends.
As a devout catholic she was passionately involved in many church activities with St. Luke’s Catholic Parish in Thornhill.
Barbara will be dearly missed and forever remembered full of love by her family and many friends.
In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the society of Saint Vincent de Paul.