RYE, NH - Barbara Ann Bird, 88, formerly of Atkinson, NH, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Webster at Rye where she had been living since falling ill.
She was born in Haverhill, August 20, 1929, a daughter of the late John and Lydia (Tardiff) Conway.
Barbara was raised in Haverhill and graduated from Haverhill High School with the Class of 1947. She went on to attend Boston University before marrying the love of her life, Leonard A. Bird. The couple settled in Atkinson with their son in 1966. Barbara was very active in the Atkinson Historical Society and Friends of the Atkinson Library and also volunteered at the American Independence Museum in Exeter. She loved to travel and toured extensively throughout Europe with her late husband.
She is survived by her son, Michael Bird and her grandson, Liam Bird, both of Hampton.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Leonard, who died in 1993.
Services will be private. Assistance with arrangements is by the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home - Crematory, Hampton, NH. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association, New Hampshire Office, One Bedford Farms Drive, Suite 105, Bedford, NH 03110. Please visit www.RemickGendron.com to view Barbara's memorial website and to sign her tribute wall.
Published on March 13, 2018