Born August 22, 1934 in Elizabeth, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Bartholomew and Martha (Sharkey) McNamara.
Barbara was a parishioner of St. Dominic Church. She was an avid golfer, mahjong and Bocci player. She loved to knit and read.
In addition to her husband she is survived by her four children, John P. Boyle of Jupiter, FL, William J. Boyle of Alexandria, VA, Eileen Boyle of Norwalk and James P. Boyle of Jupiter, FL; five grandchildren, Kellie Rivera, Erin Fish, Connor Boyle, Bradley Fish and Megan Boyle and a great grandson, Conal Rivera. She was predeceased by a brother William McNamara.
A mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, September 12, 2016 at 9:15 am from the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington to St. Dominic Church, 1050 Flanders Rd., Southington for a mass at 10 am. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Visitation will be Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 2-5 pm. For online condolences and directions please visit, www.dellavecchiafh.com