GOFFSTOWN — Barbara Lee Wentworth Ware, 91, died peacefully on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the Elliot Hospital with her sons and daughters-in-law by her side.Born in Portsmouth NH on April 21, 1927, she was the daughter of Milton and Lillian Lee Cilley. She graduated from Portsmouth High School and the Boston School of Dental Nursing and retired from New England College, where she worked for 26 years.Barbara loved her family and friends, traveling, the ocean, flowers, crafts, and volunteered for many organizations over the years. One of her many joys was restoring the old colonial house in Weare with her husband and sons. She is known for the many braided rugs that she made for her home and family. The one joy that remained through her entire life was gardening and she would press flowers to preserve them for everyone to enjoy.Barbara was predeceased by her husbands, Norman Wentworth, Leon Ware and Donald Bullard, her son Stephen Wentworth, and brother Robert Cilley.She is survived by her sons David Wentworth of Northwood, NH and Jim Wentworth of Harpswell, ME; daughters-in-law Susan Wentworth and Remy Wentworth; sister-in-law Pricilla Cilley of Venice FL; grandchildren Heather Sonoski, Andrew Wentworth, and Louise Fite; several nieces and nephews; and many great-grandchildren..
SERVICES: Visiting hours will be June 29 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the French and Rising Funeral Home, 17 South Mast St., Goffstown. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. in the funeral Home.Committal services and burial will be at the Johnson Cemetery in Weare, NH.Everyone is invited to join in a memorial celebration at 1:30 p.m. at the Puritan Backroom convention center in Manchester.
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader (Manchester, NH) – Wednesday, June 27, 2018