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Barbara Helen (McGibbon) Fawcett

September 7, 1934 ~ June 3, 2018 (age 83)
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It is with great sadness that the family of Barbara Helen Fawcett, announce her passing on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at Nashoba Valley Medical Center. She was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts on September 7, 1934, a daughter of the late Alexander McGibbon and Dorothy E. (Boynes) McGibbon. She was a resident for the past 52 years of Pepperell, MA. Barbara was the loving wife of the late John J. Fawcett Sr., with whom she shared 42 years of marriage before his death in 1995. 


Barbara's children were her pride and joy. She devoted her life to caring for them, before returning to work in 1984 for New England Business as an Accounts Receivable Clerk. She retired in 2006. 


Barbara enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren whom she loved so very much, yearly vacations at the beach with her family, reading on her Kindle, and ordering from her favorite On-Line shopping network-QVC.  Barbara was also an avid New England Patriots fan.


She is survived by her daughters, Kathleen A. Atwood and her husband Ronald of North Adams, MA; Donna J. Rhodes and her husband Dale of Pepperell, MA; and her son John J. Fawcett Jr. of Nashua, NH; her three grandchildren Thomas C. Atwood and his wife Karissa of North Swanzey, NH; Timothy J. Atwood of Newton, MA, and Adams J. Rhodes of Pepperell, MA; her brothers, Alexander McGibbon and his wife Anne of Farmington, NH; Russell McGibbon and his wife Ann of Wilmington, MA; and William McGibbon and his wife Jeanne of Methuen, MA. She was predeceased by her dear sister Dorothy DiGloria. 


Per the request of Barbara, there will be no calling hours and a private burial will be scheduled at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Gateway Program, N. Middlesex Regional School Dist., 45 Main Street, Pepperell, MA 01463

Donations may be made to:

The Gateway Program, North Middlesex Regional School District
45 Main St, Pepperell MA 01463

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