Barbara Elizabeth "Barbara" Beardsley

July 12, 1927 - February 11, 2005

Beardsley - Mrs. Barbara Elizabeth - Peacefully surrounded by her family in her own home, passed away on Friday, February 11th, 2005. Barbara Beardsley (nee; Tubman), at the age of 77. Born July 12th, 1927 in Ottawa, Ontario. Beloved wife of Robert (Bob) Beardsley. Mother of Ruth, Phyllis, John and Robin. Grandmother of Lindsay, Adam, Hunter, Tommy, Sam, Ross, Ian, Becca, Stephen, Beth and Nicholas. Barbara worked tirelessly in the community and the NDP, whe was a wife, mother, sister, feminist, mentor, librarian, researcher, gardener and friend of many. She worked at OISE, Metro Toronto School Board, University of the West Indies and ONTERIS. Graduated U of T, 1949, Honours B.A. English and 1962 Bachelors in Library Sciences. A Funeral Service will be held at South Bay United Church, on Monday, February 14th at 2 P.M. A Memorial Service will be held at The Garden Chapel of the Tubman Funeral Home, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean, on Wednesday, February 16th at 3 P.M. If desired, donations to the NDP, Friends of Sandbanks Park or the Ann Farewell Library would be appreciated by the family. (CHEQUES ONLY PLEASE).