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Barbara Trunfio

Obituary for Barbara Trunfio

September 4, 1944 - May 5, 2017
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 72

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Barbara Elin (Roos) Trunfio, 72, died Friday, May 5, 2017 at Crestwood Center in Milford, NH. She was born on September 4, 1944 in Boston, MA, the daughter of the late Anders E. Roos and Leila M. (Stevens) Roos.

Barbara graduated from Arlington High School in 1962. She attended Boston Architectural School and worked as a detail draftsperson for over twenty years before changing careers. Barbara then worked as a licensed nursing assistant and cardiac technician before retiring from Catholic Medical Center in 2006.

Those who knew Barbara knew of her love for animals, especially her cats. She was an avid reader and loved to sew and draft house plans.

Barbara is survived by her sister, Jean R. Farnsworth and husband, Herbert of Arlington, MA; daughter, Leighanne (Trunfio) Burnett and husband, Leland of Bedford, NH; daughter, Gayle-Marie Trunfio of Manchester, NH; and daughter, Paige-Elizabeth (Trunfio) Anderson and husband, David of Milford, NH. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Melanie L. Burnett of Allston, MA and Robert L. Burnett of Bedford, NH.

ARRANGEMENTS: A Memorial Gathering will be held in the Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 243 Hanover St., Manchester, on Friday, May 19, 2017 from 10:00 to 11:00 followed by a Memorial Service at 11:00A.M. A Cemetery Committal will be held at 12:00P.M. at Saint Joseph Cemetery in Bedford, NH. Family and friends are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, you may make a memorial gift to the Manchester Animal Shelter at 490 Dunbarton Road, Manchester, NH 03102 or to Home, Health and Hospice Care at 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054. To view Barbara's Online Tribute, send condolences to the family, or for more information, visit www.phaneuf.net.

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • In lieu of flowers, you may make a memorial gift to the Manchester Animal Shelter at 490 Dunbarton Road, Manchester, NH 03102.
  • Manchester Animal Shelter
    490 Dunbarton Rd.
    Manchester, NH 03102
  • In lieu of flowers, you may make a memorial gift to Home, Health and Hospice Care at 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054.
  • Home, Health, and Hospice Care
    7 Executive Park Drive
    Merrimack, NH 03054

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Manchester, NH 03104
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