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MacDonald – Barbara J., 72, of Port Joli, Queens County, passed away suddenly at home on Saturday, July 3, 2021.
Born in Liverpool, Barb was a daughter of the late Walter and Margaret (Hartlen) Verge.
Barb worked for the Seaside Seafoods for a number of years and was very active in her community. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, quilting and crafting. Barb’s true passion was her family and spending time with them especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Barb is survived by her husband of 55 years Phillip; her daughter Heather (Wayne) Wolfe of Brooklyn and her son Tracy (Michelle) of Hammonds Plains. Her grandchildren Travis ( Kayleigh) Wolfe; Kevin (Kaitlin) Wolfe; Grace and Eric MacDonald. Her great grandchildren Serenity, Summer, Sloan and KJ Wolfe. Her brother Ron (Sharon) of Hunt’s Point.
Besides her parents, Barb was predeceased by her sisters Shirley Giffin and Bea McLeod and her brother George.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool where a memorial service will be held at Chandlers’ Funeral Chapel on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Joanne Ozon officiating. Reception to follow. No flowers by request, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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Mike and Louann
Our sincere condolences to the family. Remember and hold tight to the memories. She is at peace and safe in the arms of Jesus. God Bless you all.
Looking at that picture that was Barb. she found the funny side of things. She was my sister when I lost mine and she lost hers. We had each other and all the trips we took and the stories I could tell.. I will miss you dearly dropping in for tea on your way home from town. Love you and do miss you…
I grieve for your loss. Barb so loved each and every one of you. I understand the trauma and the pain of a sudden unexpected death. May you take solace and find comfort in each other and with your friends.
Such a great women you will be missed dearly! Sending condolences to the MacDonald and Wolfe family
Brenda and Ira Huskins
RIP Barb. Condolences to all of her family, she will truly be missed. Hard to wrap around the sudden passing of Barb. Such a kind soul.Hugs
Our deeoest condolences to you and your family.
Linda (Davis) David
Phillip and family, I was so saddened to hear of Barb’s passing. I have the greatest memories of the fun we had back when her family moved to Summerville. She was always such a beautiful person and my heart goes out to your whole family. Linda (Davis) David
Ron & Barb Campbell
To The Family,
We are deeply saddened to hear of Barb’s passing. Please accept our sincere condolences.
I am so very sorry for your loss, sending much love an hugs.
To Phillip and all the family,
My heart felt condolences to you all. Oh mama bear I am sure gonna miss you. I remember the last phone conversation we had I still laugh when I think about had that been someone else it would’ve been so funny. You sure had a heart of gold and helped me when I was in need and I thank you from the bottom of my heart. I will miss feeling and seeing all the beautiful hugs you gave to everyone you knew. RIP Beautiful Lady.
Sincere condolences to the MacDonald and Verge Families My heart aches for all. I recall many chuckles over a mug of tea at Bea,s Lovely lady
To all of Barb’s Family , So so sorry to hear this sad news. Barb was a sweet sweet Lady . Always had a great smile and even greater laugh ! She sure will be missed by many ! Breaks my ❤️! May she Rest In Peace , Sincerely, Tish and Richard !
Oh, so shocked to hear of Barb’s passing. She was a truly lovely person with a great sense of humour and fun. She always treated me like family when ever I was at her home. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sending much love and hugs.
To Barb’s family
Please accept my sincere sympathy on your loss.
Linda (Davis) David
Phillip and family, I was so shocked and saddened to hear of Barb’s passing. I have such wonderful memories of the fun we had back when she moved to Summerville with her family and we were in High School. Whenever we crossed paths over the years we always had a chat. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.
Donna and Kirk Whynot
Heather and family, so sorry for your loss. You are all in your thoughts at this difficult time, hugs
Barb always made me feel welcomed and loved. She always had a smile which brightened my day every time our paths crossed. She was a warm and bright star that will always be shining for her family. I’m better for knowing her.
Joyce and John Bolivar
So sorry Phillip and family theres no words to tell the shock and sadness we all feel. We all have great memories and hope this carries us thru this sad time. She loved you all with all her heart.
Sally & Troy Wolfe
We are so sorry to hear of Barb’s passing. When someone is as large in life as Barb was it’s hard to imagine them gone. I know she will leave a hole in many people’s lives. Thinking of you all as you struggle through this difficult time. She surely will be missed.
Elsa & John Toplis
So sorry to hear of Barb’s passing. Our sincere condolences to all the family.
Trina and John Langley
So sorry for your loss.Thinking of you all at this difficult time.
Howard and Sheila Perry
May you take encouragement knowing that other care.
Lorrie Dawn Wolfe
My heartfelt condolences to all of Barbs family. She was a wonderful lady and will be deeply missed by all who knew her
Dawn & Tim Haggar
Dear Tracy & Michelle.
So very sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing Tracy! I know how you feel! Sending prayers and good thoughts to you and your family!
Loving thoughts to you all! ❤️❤️❤️
Walter & Noreen MacDonald
Sending our deepest sympathy to Phillip & Family.
Phillip & family,My heart aches for you losing our cousin Barb so young is difficult for all our family but especially for yours she loved you all dearly and she will certainly be missed in our community,RIP my dear Barb.
Edith Mayo robart
To Phillip and family I am so saddened to hear this news. She was a sweet woman and always had a smile. I am truly lost for words. My heartfelt condolences going to you and your children. The grandchildren and great grandchildren. Sending hugs to you all.
Phillip, Tracy & Michelle, Heather & Wayne, and all the rest of Barb’s family. When I moved to Port Joli, Barb and I connected in a way that only the luckiest of people do. I’m remembering all the cups of tea/coffee and the tears and laughter we shared when one of us would make the trek “over the hill”. Barb was a very special person, and will be missed by so many. My heart is broken, as I know yours are too. Cry a little, laugh a lot – and remember how much she loved you all.
charles and thelma schnare
thinking of you in your loss.
Terri and Brad
This is such a shock. Barb was so great to me and I always loved seeing her. She always had a smile or hello even when she was busy at work. I spent lots of time at her house growing up. My heart aches for all of you. I hope Barb is resting easy with her family. We will all miss her but we will see her again some day. Until then keep your memories close to your heart and they will help you through this very sad time. Condolences and hugs to you all
A devoted employee and good friend , you will be soo missed …
Ivan & Marilyn Huskins
Phillip & Family
We just like to send our condolences on the passing of Barb.
Our thoughts and prayer are with you at this difficult time.
Ricky and Mariann Broome
Our condolences to Barbara’s family
So shocked and sad to see of Barb’s passing. Alway so glad to see her smiling face when I came to order my clams and chips. Condolences to the family.
To phillip and family. I truly cant find words to say. But am so very sorry to you all. Barb was a kind and loving woman who will be missed. May god bless you all.
David and Janet spicer
So sorry and shocked to hear of Barb’s passing. She was a kind ,sweet lady. My condolences to all her family. She will be missed by all who knew her. RIP Barb.
Phillip and Family
So sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you all in these difficult times.
Sincere condolences to all
Barb was a wonderful lady..with family gatherings i had the pleasure if meeting on many occassions
Great smile and personality to go with. She’ll be sadly missed.. Phillip, Tracy and Heather prayers to you all
Heather and family – I am sorry for your loss. Thinking of you at this time.
Condolences to Heather and family, hold your memories close to your heart !!
Dear Philiip and family were so sorry to hear of Barbs passing our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time
Elaine and Junior Williams
Phillip and family
Sorry for your loss
My condolences to Barb’s family.
She was a lovely woman with a special kindness for all who knew her. Her smile shines on in your hearts
Kaleigh,Travis and family ,my deepest condolences to you and all the family,your family have so many fantastic memories of such a wonderful grandmother,my heart is with you love Dale
To Philip and all Barb’s family! What a shock when I saw the name, and then the photo, and realized it was the Barbara that I went to Port Mouton Consolidated School with, and the one who so warmly greeted me every time I went to the Seaside Take Out. This must be a terrible shock for you all and all who knew her! Such a lovely woman! My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.
Such a lovely, friendly lady who had a smile for everyone. She will be missed. Condolences to all of Barb’s family.
Faye and Jim Conrad
Philip and family
So very sorry For your loss.
Dear Tracy, Michelle, Grace, Eric and family,
My heart goes out to each one of you as you navigate this sudden, tragic loss. Please know that I am here to help out, in whatever you need.
My deepest condolences to the entire family.
Barb was a fantastic person that loved her family dearly. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. May loving memories bring you comfort during this difficult time. Sincerely, Barb
Clyde & Wendy MacAdams
Philip & family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts at this difficult time and take care of one another.
Bev & Malcolm
Shocked and very saddened to learn of Barb’s sudden death . It was indeed a privilege to know this lovely lady. We know how very special her family was to her. Thinking of all the family at this difficult time.
What a shock to read Of Barbs death. So sorry for Phillip and her family and friends. Barb was a special lady and the world will be less bright without her.
Heather, Tracy and family,
So very sorry to learn of your mother’s passing.
Leon & Norma
Our condolences to Phillip and family for the passing of Barbara. Such a shock.
Nina & Doug Inness
So sorry to hear of Barb’s passing. Our sincere condolences to all Barb’s family.
Phillip and all the family. My sincere condolences on the sudden passing of Barb ,cherish all the memories you all had together over the years. Walter
Dennis & Sherri Harrington
Sending heartfelt condolences to all of Barb’s family. It is hard to lose someone you hold so dear, she will be missed. Take care everyone❤️
Vernon & Joyce Hawkes
Our Condolences to Phillip, Daughter Heather, Son Tracy, Brother Ronnie and all her family. She was a lovely lady so full of life and always smiling. She will be missed by all who knew her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
To Phillip and family..so sorry to hear of Barb passing ..we were so shocked when we got word of her passing ..we talked a few weeks back before her surgery ..laughing and joking . she was a special lady . will surely be miss.our orayers and thoughts are with you.
Tracy & Doug Richards
Phillip, Heather, Tracey and families, I am so very sorry for your loss of Barb. She was such a wonderful woman to whom her family was everything and she talked of you all often. She loved each and every one of her family without measure. Huge hugs to you all and all of us who got to know her were so blessed to call her a friend.
Sandy Stuart Pelley
Our world has lost a very special person. To Barbs’ family my heart goes out to each and everyone of you, she was a beautiful soul. May she rest in peace.
Heather and Family,
So sorry to hear of your loss. My heart goes out to you during this very sad difficult time. Death is a true enemy that will be forever ended by the Bibles promise of the resurrection hope. Until you see your mom again Heather, hold fast to your wonderful memories. Love and sympathy to you and your family from Janette, Reinhard and Julian
Heather, Phillip, Tracy and to all the family, my sincere condolence to hear the sudden passing of Barb. I knew her many years and always made me smile when talking to her. Keep the memories in your hearts and she will live on. Such a loss for sure to you and the community. Rest easy Barb and may God keep His hands upon the family to guide them through this difficult time
So sorry to hear of Barb’s passing! Such a beautiful kind person,
Our thoughts are with the family ❤️
Derek and Lola Bower
Craig Stuart/Maria Labour
Our deepest condolences to all of Barb’s family. She was such a wonderful lady. Her kind and caring ways has touched the lives of many. Hugs to all.
Dear Phillip and all of the family. Barb was such a gem, and as I read all of the other condolences I am not the only person who feels this way. It is never easy to lose someone who has touched so many lives. Barb smiled at everyone and made a person feel special. My sincere condolences to all the family. We all have our special memories to hold onto. God Bless.
Margo Hanley and Arthur Canning
EDYTHA FREEMAN, VERGE
I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR OF BARB’S PASSING. BARB AND I WERE FRIENDS AND COUSINS. MAY SHE RIP. WE GREW UP TOGETHER, BUT AS YEARS PASS WE GREW APART AS PEOPLE DO. I WILL ALWAYS HAVE FOND MEMORIES OF BARB. MY CONDOLENCES TO HER FAMILY.
So sorry to read of Barb’s passing. Sending my sincere sympathy and keeping you in thought and prayer.
Robert/ Marjorie MacGowan
To all the family we were sad to hear of Barb’s passing. Our sincere condolences.
To Barb’s beloved family, I am so sorry to hear about her passing. Offering you my sincere condolences.
Philip& Holly Smith
To Barb’s family,
We are so very sorry that you have lost dear Barb.
She certainly was the heart of your family; you were her world and she had nothing but love for you all. It will be so hard to go on without her, but she lives on through each of you, and she instilled in each of you, how to carry on that joy of life and love for all. She taught you how to take care of each other through good times and bad and how to care for the community as well.
Please accept our deepest condolences; but know the Barb will always walk beside you and guide you through your grief and sadness.
Holly and Philip Smith
Sherry and Kevin Roy
We are both so saddned to hear of Barbs passing . She was a very kind lady . Always a smile. She enjoyed singing in the church choir and will be sadly missed by so many . Our Condolences to her Family
Wendell and Susan (Pyke) Whynot
Our condolences to Barb’s family. Truly a beautiful person. She will be missed.
Condolences to the family.
When Kayleigh joined into the family and I came along as the best friend. I truly felt as if Barb had taken me as family as well. Giving hugs to my little boys as if her own. And welcoming us into her home whenever down, as if it was our own. She will be truly missed more than she could know. Sending love as well to all her family.
Marcia Pierce Harding
It was my privilege and pleasure to have Heather as a Grade 3 student in the old Port Mouton school decades ago. Barb was a devoted, loving mother. Over the years, on my frequent stops at the Dairy Treat, Barb proudly updated me on the accomplishments of her children and grandchildren. May they all inherit Barb’s beautiful smile that radiated love and light!
Marcia Pierce Harding
Phillip, Tracy, Heather and Barb’s family, we were shocked to hear of Barb’s passing and send our condolences. I always enjoyed our chats at the takeout when she wasn’t busy.
Gary and Marion
John & Peggy Whynot
Dear Family of Barb:
I was so shocked and saddened to hear of Barb’s passing. John & I would like to extend our deepest condolences to you all and to let you know we are thinking of you at this most sad and difficult time.
Bev & Gail Davison
Heather & family,
So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. I fondly remember her when she worked at the Dairy Treat, she was a friendly and caring person.
Dear Phillip and Family,
Mike and I are so sorry for your loss. Barb was a lovely lady and was always so kind to us. Our hearts go out to you.
Paul & Mary Lou Smith
To Barbs family and the Verge family
We are sorry to learn of Barb’s passing. We are sorry for your loss, our deepest sympathy and condolences to you all. May the wonderful memories help ease the grief you feel. May the blessings be.
Sending our deepest sympathies to all of Barb’s family. A friendly, vibrant, loving lady gone much too soon. Our thoughts are with you all, Michelle Colp & Louise Crowell
To all of Barb’s Family, we were very sorry to hear of Barb’s passing, please accept our sincere condolences to you all at this sad time.
Gale and Art Deveau
Grace & Gerry Dwyer
So sorry for your loss. Barb will be greatly missed. Rest in Peace
So sorry to hear of Barb passing. Will miss her like crazy. Please except my condolences. Carol
So sorry to hear of Barb’s passing. Will miss her like crazy. Please except my condolences. Carol
John & Brenda MacAdams
Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
So sorry for the sudden loss of this beautiful, so loved lady. Pearle, Philip , you and your families are in our thoughts and prayers.
Roy and Sharon Saulnier
Our hearts are saddened to read about Barb ‘s passing, please know that she will be missed and that we will
always remember her. Our deepest condolences to Phillip and all her family.
Alfreda (MacDonald) Malone
Phillip, Tracy, Heather and families, very sorry to hear about Barb. Thinking of you all.
Philip, Tracy, Heather, grandchildren and great grandchildren my deepest condolences. We grieve because we love, don’t ignore your feelings. She will live on in your hearts forever.❤️
Dear Phillip and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Barb was such a dear, sweet person and will be missed by all. Sending our love to you all.
Karen & Burns Thompson
Donna and Gary Allison
Sending our condolences to Barbara’s family. So sorry for your loss.
My condolences to Barbs family..she was such a friendly lovely lady
I am so very sorry to hear of Barb’s passing. She was a lovely lady. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
To Barb’s family so very sorry to hear the sad news. Always will remember her for smile and laugh. keep close the happy memories spent together as a family and with the help of family and friends to get through this difficult times . RIP Barb
Dear Heather and family. Words cannot express how sorry I am to hear of your Mom’s passing. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers during these very difficult days.
Robie and Darlene Murphy
Stephen & Janis Oliver
Phillip & family: We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
Stephen & Janis Oliver
Barbara Goulden (Inness)
I am so sorry to hear of the sudden passing of Barb,I went to school with her in Port Mouton
Tracy, Michelle and family
Sending our deepest sympathies for your tremendous loss.
Thinking of you during this difficult time.
Love Maureen and Kelvin Cooke
Mike and Sandra Smith Roy
I was truly shocked when I saw that she had passed, she was always smiling and greeted you with a grin on her face. She and I went to school together in Port Mouton. She will be missed by all that knew her. My condolences to all the family. RIP Barb.
Kim and Ruby Mills
Hugs to you all !
I remember her laughter!
Love Kim and Ruby
Donna Wagner Rasmussen
So sorry to hear of Barbara’s Passsing. Sending condolences to the Family
To Barb’s Family,
My thoughts are with you all at this sad time.
Valerie and Donald Inness
Dear Phillip,Tracy and Heather: Words do not come easy in this very sad time. Barb’s Grandchildren will miss her terribly. Please accept our deepest condolences for your loss. May you all stay safe and stay well.
Valerie and Don
John & Nancy LEEFE
Phillip and Family, we are shocked and saddened to learn of Barb’s passing. We have enjoyed her friendship for a long time and will always remember her ready smile and welcoming way. Philip, you and Barb were a wonderful match, one of life’s greatest blessings. Our thoughts are with you as we celebrate a life well lived and remember the joy she brought to those around her.
Phillip, Tracey, Heather and family sorry to hear about barb, deepest condolences to you all.
Doug and Pat Lohnes
To Barb’s Family
Our deepest condolences to the family. Barb was a lovely lady.
Pat and Doug Lohnes
I am deeply saddened to read of Barb’s passing. She had a huge heart and a laugh and smile to match. She will be so very missed. I am sending much love and hugs to you all. Our deepest heartfelt condolences.
to Barb,s family , i am sorry about barb passed away . i always visit barb smile her work in seafood i smile wave barb smile cook yummy long years ago in hunt point and my parent i , tim live in cabin waterfront in summerville beach near barb ,s house in summerville beach and visit in barb and bea ,s family long years ago . i miss barb so much i still remember barb,s family love & hugs to you all . ☀️Marybeth white
Heather and Wayne and Family, we are so sorry for your loss. Hugs to you all.
O Heather, my heart aches for you , I know exactly how you feel … Sending my heartfelt condolences to you and your loved ones …Hugs my friend ❤
Ronnie and Sharon,so sorry for the loss of your sister and sister-in-law,my thoughts and prayers are with you,while you travel through this difficult journey of a great loss.
Phillip and family, we are so sorry to hear of Barb’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Very sorry to hear of Barb’s sudden death. She was always a very pleasant person to see and talk with. Sincere condolences to her family and friends. Loretta Cook
Paul & MaryLou Smith
Our deepest sympathy and condolences to Barb’s family. We are sorry for your loss.
;( , God Bless you Barb. To Phillip and family, Remember the good memories. I remember her from high school,
haven’t seen her in many years, I went away for a bit. Always liked Barb, remember when she got n the bus
in Summerville always with a smile. God be with all.
So sorry to read this news. Condolences to her family and friends.