N.Grosvenordale – Elizabeth (Kingman) Barclay, 77, of Holmes St., died Friday, December 5, 2014 in UMass Memorial Hospital. She was the loving wife of the late Maxfield J. Barclay who died in August 2014. Born in Fall River, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Ruth (Hardy) Kingman.
Mrs. Barclay worked as a machine operator for Matson Mills. She was a passionate and avid Boston Red Sox fan. She was a longtime resident of N. Grosvenordale on both Central St. and Holmes St. She was a member of Leffingwell Baptist Church in Bozrah, CT. She loved her grandchildren and was a compassionate caretaker for her late husband.
Elizabeth is survived by her son, Michael Kingman of N. Grosvenordale; her daughter, Sandra Challinor of Jefferson, NH; her sister, Peggy Botelho of Westport, MA; her sister in-laws, Barbara Barclay of Plainfield, and Mavis Carignan of Stevben, ME; four grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Elizabeth’s family from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Monday, December 15, 2014 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale followed by a funeral service at 4:00 pm in the funeral home. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.