Barbara Ann Adler – Smithfield

Barbara Ann Adler – Smithfield

Barbara Ann (Carney) Adler, 85, passed away, Friday, April 5, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Carl R. Adler.

She was born in Cumberland, R.I., on March 17, 1934, a daughter of the late Russell F. Carney and Ada B. (Kinney) Carney. Mrs. Adler previously resided in Decatur, Ga., and had been a resident of Smithfield since 1954.

Barbara graduated from Decatur Girls High School and attended Georgia State College for Women, Milledgeville, Ga., and also graduated from Wood Secretarial School, New York City. Barbara was previously employed at Adler Photo and Adler Brothers Construction Inc. Barbara was a member of Greenville Baptist Church in Greenville.

She was the mother of C. Ralph Adler and wife, Daniela; Kenneth Adler; Bruce F. Adler and wife, Deborah; Michael T. Adler and wife, Eileen; Scott D. Adler and wife, Donna; Gerald W. Adler and wife, Susan; Jeffry H. Adler and Heidi; and Christopher W. Adler and wife, Lisa. She was the grandmother of Bryn, Caleigh, Ryan, Kurt, Nicholas, Neil, Matthieu, Jeremiah, Lauren, Caroline and Rachael Adler, Marissa DelSignore, Matthew Leveillee, and the late Caitlyn Adler. She was the great-grandmother of Sophia, Aubrie, and Tristan Adler, Emilia and Rosalie DelSignore, and Aria Leveillee.

Her funeral was held April 10, in the Tucker-Quinn Funeral Chapel, 643 Putnam Ave., (Route 44), Greenville. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Greenville Baptist Church, 582 Putnam Pike, Greenville, RI 02828, and also Smithfield Veterans’ Memorial, 1 William Hawkins Trail, Greenville, RI 02828, are appreciated.