According to Barbara’s daughter, Elizabeth (Libby) Barbara been suffering from memory loss for the past 2 years and had put herself into Ferndale Gardens Aged Care facility in Mortdale in the southern suburbs of Sydney to get help and reduce the burden on her family and the staff of the IRT Retirement Village in Peakhurst to which she moved after Henry’s passing 6 years ago in 2015.
Libby said that Barbara started to feel unwell on Sunday 14th November and developed a headache. Barbara had a stroke on the Wednesday and passed away on the following Saturday (20.11.21).
From Death Notice in Sydney Morning Herald (dated 27 November 2021)
Barbara Cranfield (16.02.1933 0 20.11.2021)
Beloved wife of Henry (dec.), loving father of Elizabeth and Robert, mother-in-law of Therese, Dear Grandma of Michael and sister to Robert and Margaret.
Always in our Hearts
Family and friends of Barbara are invited to attend her funeral service to be held at Mary Mother of Mercy Chapel, Rookwood Catholic Cemetery, Barnet Ave, Rookwood on Tuesday November 30, 2021 commencing at 11.00am.
No flowers by request.