Barbara J. Jolly
Barbara J. Jolly
Barbara J. Jolly, 65, of Burrillville, passed away at her home with her family by her side on Sunday, April 8, 2012. She was born September 2, 1946, daughter of the late James and Evelyn (Bouthillette) Morrison.
Barbara was a life long Burrillville resident who graduated from Burrillville High School in 1963. In her younger years, she worked for the former Hanora Looms Co. as an office assistant until she decided to raise a family. Once her children reached school age, Barbara returned to work as an office clerk for the Ajax Construction Co, until her illness forced her to retire. Barbara was a PTA officer, a volunteer for the Callahan and Austin T. Levy Schools, Brownie and Junior Girl Scout Leader, and a St. Patricks Church Confirmation Service Project Assistant. She was also a volunteer for the library and was on the fund raising board. Barbara was a caring, fun loving woman, who befriended most everyone she met.
Barbara is survived by her loving and caring husband James of Burrillville; son Kevin Jolly and his wife Fei of Los Angeles, CA; daughter Lisa A.J. Mitchell and her husband Brian of North Attleboro, MA; sister Beverly Lalancette and her husband Eugene of Harrisville. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral will be held Thursday, April 12 at 9AM from the Keene-Brown Funeral Home, 445 Greenville Road, North Smithfield, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10AM at St. Patricks Church in Harrisville. Burial to follow at St. Patricks Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Wednesday from 5-8PM.
Donations may be made in Barbaras memory to the St. Patricks Church Food Closet 45 Main Street, Harrisville, RI 02830.