Barbara Dickinson

Barbara Dickinson

Friday, July 5th, 1929 Monday, March 30th, 2020

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Obituary for Barbara Jane Dickinson

Barbara Jane Dickinson, 90, of the Hazardville section of Enfield, beloved wife of Robert S. Dickinson, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 30, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital. Born in Stafford, CT on July 5, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Kathryn (Locke) Thompson and was a lifelong resident of Hazardville.
Bobbie had a lovely home in Vermont for forty years and enjoyed entertaining family and friends there. She was also fond of the beach and shared summer vacations with her family at Hawk's Nest Beach, CT, and Old Orchard Beach, ME. She was an avid reader and prolific writer who always knew what to say in any event.
Besides her beloved husband Robert, she leaves 2 loving daughters, Donna Gilbert and her husband Steven of Suffield, and Jayne Underwood and her husband William of Las Vegas, NV; 2 granddaughters, Sarah Malatesta and her husband Nino, and Mariah Dyer and her husband Bryce; and 2 great-grandchildren, Kellen Garvey and Lillian Jayne Malatesta.
Donations in her memory may be made to Yankee Golden Retriever Rescue, Inc. at
Due to the current public health crisis, a graveside service will be held in the future at Prospect Hill Cemetery in Hampden, MA. Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels is assisting with arrangements. For online condolences, please visit

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Laura Doty

Dearest Bob, Donna, Jayne and family, I am so sorry for the loss of Dear Barbara. She was the best friend our family could have had. I am glad she is no longer in pain. Much Love, Laura (Bailey), Dennis, Jeffrey and Connie Doty.
Comment | Posted at 03:14pm via Condolence

Norma E Bailey

Love, Norma Bailey, Laura Doty, Patti DeWitt, Nancy Bailey and Robin Cawley
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John Vandersea

I am so sorry to hear of Aunt Bobbie's passing. She was such a treasure for your family and mine. She is with Mimi in heaven now and is also within each of our hearts forever. Amen
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Norma Bailey

My deepest condolences to Bob, Donna and Jayne. Barbara was the dearest most loving person me and my family ever knew. She was one of my first friends. I will miss her laugh and kindness terribly. Love, Norma Bailey
Comment | Posted at 03:43pm via Condolence

Patricia DeWitt

Dear Bob, Donna, Jayne & Family, I was saddened to hear of Barbara’s passing. The only blessing is that she is free of her pain now. Barbara was such a kind soul & a very supportive friend to many. She will be sadly missed, but fondly remembered.
With our heartfelt sympathy,
Patti (Bailey) DeWitt & Jack DeWitt
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