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Barbara T Roper

June 17, 1942 ~ November 7, 2021 (age 79)


Barbara T. Roper (Drew), age 79, of Milton and Cotuit, formerly of Mattapan passed away peacefully November 7th.  Born in Boston, she was raised in Mattapan and attended Notre Dame Academy in Roxbury Class of 1960.  She went on to Catherine Laboure School of Nursing  and earned her Bachelors from UMass Boston.  She lived in Milton for 49 years before moving to Newton in 2019.  She was a member of the Donegal Assn., the Irish Social Club in West Roxbury and loved to Irish Ceili Dance with her husband.  

Beloved wife of the late William J. Roper.  Devoted mother of Liam M. Roper & his wife Christine Feeney of Westwood, Monica Burgess & her husband Paul of Wellesley, Celine Mahoney & her husband Brendan of Hingham and Brendan J. Roper & his wife Audra of Dartmouth. Cherished grandmother of Paul, Mae, Alana, Anna, Charlotte, Grace, William, Adeline & Mariel. Sister of John Drew of Scituate, Mari Drew of Milton and the late Elaine Duran. 

Funeral Mass at St. Gregory Church, Dorchester, Friday morning, November 12th at 11:00.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Friday morning prior to the mass from 9:00 am to 10:30. Burial Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Gregory Church, 2223 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester, MA 02124.

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