Barbara L. Cormier – Smithfield

Barbara L. Cormier – Smithfield

Barbara L. (Humphrey) Cormier, 100, passed away peacefully on March 22, 2021.

She was born in Edenbridge, Kent, England, on October 30, 1920, a daughter of the late Harold and Charlotte (Clarke) Humphrey.

After WWII, Barbara moved to the United States; She worked a variety of jobs and ended her career working for the state of Massachusetts as a principal interviewer.

Barbara loved nothing more than her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She always enjoyed supporting them in all endeavors and loved attending their many soccer, cross country and basketball games. She was a talented seamstress and quilter, and enjoyed gifting her creations. Barbara enjoyed traveling, both internationally and around the United States.

She is survived by her daughter, Eileen Drury, and husband, Leon, of R.I.; son, Terrence Cormier, and wife, Nicollette, of N.C.; grandchildren, Michelle Kelley, Lauren Detzel, Mark Drury, Matthew Cormier, Amy Longwell, and Andrew Cormier; 12 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Barbara was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, Joseph G. "Gerry" Cormier, in 1999, as well as five siblings.

Funeral services and burial will be held privately. Brandon Funeral Home, 305 Wanoosnoc Road., Fitchburg is directing arrangements.