Barbara L. (Hibbard) Dunton

BAR HARBOR — Barbara L. (Hibbard) Dunton, 80, passed away peacefully on Dec. 12, 2015, at Westgate Manor in Bangor. She was born on Oct. 3, 1935, the daughter of Fred and Nellie (Dickey) Hibbard.

Barbara attended Mount Desert High School and loved raising her three sons (Walter, Michael and David) as well as gardening and cooking, and the love of her many cats. She attended Husson College in 1954, where she studied business administration.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Walter “Skippy” Dunton Sr.; her sons Walter Jr., and partner Dawn of Northeast Harbor; Michael and David, both of Bar Harbor; grandchildren Ocean and wife, AnnMarie; Hannah and husband, Jamie; and Joann and partner Ryan; great-grandchildren Acadia and Addison, Chandler, and Arai; sisters Nancy and Patricia and brother Fred. She was predeceased by her parents, sisters Norma and Frieda and brother Ronnie.

The family wishes to express their deep gratitude for the loving care she received at Westgate Manor.

Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, at Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert, with Pastor Robert Maddocks presiding.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Barbara’s memory may be made to the SPCA of Hancock County, 141 Bar Harbor Road, Trenton, ME 04605.

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