Barbara Elsie (Hill) – Methuen, MA
Barbara Elsie (Hill) Chaff, age 84, passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 due to effects of Alzheimer’s while surrounded by the love of her family.
Barbara worked at the North Andover Market Basket for 43 years as a beloved cashier, office staff and bagger. She was a championship candlepin bowler and collector of panda bear décor. Barbara also enjoyed camping, fishing and has traveled to all 50 states and more than a dozen countries around the world.
She is survived by her 5 children: Donna & Robert Specian (Hudson MA), Ellen & Jerry Davis (Ocean Springs MS), William & Debra Chaff (Hampstead NH), Catherine & Gary Gable (Methuen MA), and Susan Caron (Orono ME). She is also survived by her loving grandchildren Krista Hill, Kevin Chaff, Vasily Specian, Natalya Specian, Christianna Gable, Amanda Gable & Melina Gable as well as her great-grandchildren Sophia & Hailey Hill, and Macie & Miles Chaff. She is predeceased by her husband of 60 years William Chaff, son-in-law William Caron and infant grandson James. She also leaves behind half-brothers Michael, Kevin & Stephen Hill, Cousin Cheryl Hill and many other family & friends.
The family thanks the staff of Prescott House for their care during the time she was a resident. In-lieu of flowers, the family would prefer donations be made to the Prescott House Resident Council c/o Prescott House, 140 Prescott St., North Andover MA 01845 or to the charity of your choice.
Calling hours are Saturday October 17, 2020 from 10 – 11 AM at Goundrey & Dewhirst Funeral Home, 42 Main Street, Salem, NH 03079. A Funeral Service will follow the calling hours at the funeral home at 11 AM. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.
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