Newburyport — Barbara (Ryan) Bridges, 85, a resident of Newburyport, passed away Tuesday June 3, 2014 at Port Health Care Center under the care of Fidelis Hospice.
She was an active member of the Newburyport Community and strong supporter for the creation of the new Senior Center.
Beloved wife of the late Earl R. Bridges, she will be sadly missed by her loving children, June Kent and her husband, Dennis of Corinna, Maine, David Bridges and his wife, Debra of Newburyport, Kathleen Bridges of Amesbury, Michael Bridges and his wife, Robin of Newburyport; as well as brother, Bernard Ryan and his wife, Mary of Pennsylvania. Cherished grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and loving friend to many. She will be missed.
ARRANGEMENTS: In accordance to Barbara's wishes, family and friends are invited to attend her funeral service at the Conte, Twomey & LeBlanc Funeral Home, 193 High St., Newburyport, MA 01950, on Friday, June 6, 2014 at 11 a.m., followed by burial at Wildwood Cemetery in Seabrook, N.H.
For directions or to offer online condolences, please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com.