Barbara L. DeCesare, 95

Barbara L. DeCesare, 95, of Haverhill, died Saturday, Oct. 25, at Penacook Place Nursing Home, Haverhill.

She was born in Danvers on April 19, 1919, daughter of the late Walter and Ruby Blache (Hillman) Hayes. DeCesare worked for 45 years at Allen Shoe. She also taught Sunday School at First Baptist Church in Haverhill. She enjoyed taking care of the flowers in her yard, as well as cooking.

She was the wife of the late John DeCesare, who passed away in 2002. Her survivors include nieces and nephews, David and his wife, Jan Cummings, Faith and her husband, Don Wendell, Michael and his wife, Suzanne Nerney, Gerald and his wife, Mary Marquis, Scott and his wife, Kathy Connolly, Jacqueline and her husband, David Parson, Patricia and her husband, Chuck Belanger, Jill and her husband, Brian Snowney, as well as several grandnieces and grandnephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her funeral service on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 11:15 a.m., at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill, MA 01830. A period of visitation will precede the funeral service from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes, Haverhill & Bradford. Contributions in her name may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project; P.O Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.