Of Malden. Passed away Saturday, April 29th at the age of 89. Barbara was born in Boston on March 18th 1934 the daughter of Albert and Caroline Spencer. Barbara grew up in Everett graduating from Everett High School in 1952. She met her sweetheart William Mini and the two were married in 1958. The two settled in Malden to raise their growing family and where Barbara remained after William’s passing in 2009. Barbara stayed home and made sure her children Bill, Christina, John and Steven were all taken care of. In her free time, she enjoyed dancing with her husband, painting, reading, listening to music and talk radio and watching old movies on the TMC channel. She was also an avid seamstress who enjoyed cooking and baking and spending time with family and friends all of which will miss her dearly.
Barbara is survived by her children William Mini and his wife Brenda, John Mini and his wife Kathy, Christina Berg and her husband Roger and Steven Mini, her grandchildren Kayla Mini Menard and her husband Todd, Erica Cartrett and her husband Will, Nick Mini and his wife Kreestel, Brittany Berg, Crystal Weed and her husband Greg, Brian Mini, Kristen Mini, great grandchildren Ferron Cartrett, Freddie Cartrett, Wren Cartrett, Hal Cartrett and Stella Mini. As well as many other family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband William, her siblings Albert Spencer and Carolyn Rachels, and her parents Albert and Caroline Spencer.
Funeral services will be held at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden on Friday, May 5th at 10:30 AM, with visitation beginning at 9:30 AM. Interment to follow in Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden.