Obituary Barbara Sinclair

June 30, 1931 – December 22, 2023

Peacefully on December 22, 2023, in Amherstview, Ontario. Predeceased by her parents Alfred and Kathleen (nee Rowan) Stanley, sisters Joan Dickinson (late Alan), twin Betty O’Brien (late Bill). Beloved mother of Heather, Judy Pawling (John) and Ian Sinclair (Lorene) and grandmother to Sabrina, Stuart, Fiona, and Brianna. Aunt to Diane, Lyn, Carol, late David, late Sue (Mark), and late Donald. Great-aunt of Michael (Anne-Marie), Kari, Jaclyn, and Gavin.

Born in Forest Hill (Toronto) on June 30, 1931. A graduate of Havergal College, and McGill University (B.A., and B. Comm.), Barb lived in Peterborough, Toronto, Brockville, and Kingston. Life-long member of University Women’s Club, active as Treasurer, and for over 12 years as a volunteer at the Seniors Association in many financial related positions, and latterly as Membership/Database person and proofreader for their monthly member’s magazine. In 2009, Barb was honoured as the Senior of the Year with an award in recognition of outstanding and ongoing contributions to the Seniors Association of Kingston Region. Motto – “I won’t get your speaker or your tea, but I’ll do your books”.

The family would like to express their gratitude to Bayshore Transitional Care, Amherstview for their exceptional care for Barb.

Memorial Reception at James Reid Funeral Home, 1900 John Counter Blvd on January 7, 2024, from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Please enter through the rear doors. Inurnment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Toronto in 2024.

Memorial Donations can be made to Seniors Association or to University Hospitals Kingston Foundation.

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