Barbara A. Grimes

Barbara A. Grimes

Barbara A. Grimes, 69, passed away peacefully at the Bannister Center in Providence, R.I., after a long decline.

Born in Pawtucket, R.I., she was a beloved daughter of the late Francis J. and Alice B. (Szpila) Grimes Sr. She resided in Cumberland, R.I. for most of her life.

Barbara attended the old St. Patrick’s School in the Valley Falls section of Cumberland, and was very active with dance classes, and the Girl Scouts, summering for several sessions at Camp Hoffman.

She is survived by one brother, Francis J. Grimes Jr., and his wife, Virginia, of Milton, Mass., and two sisters, Alice M. Hastings, of Cumberland, and Donna M. Marszalkowski and her husband, James, also of Cumberland.

Barbara’s funeral will be held Friday, March 6, 2020, at 8:30 a.m., from the Karol A. Romenski & Sons Funeral Home, 342 High St., Central Falls, R.I., with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Aidan Church, 1460 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, R.I., at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are welcome to attend. Calling hours will be held Friday morning from 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland.