Barbara E. Arone of Waltham, died peacefully at Meadow Green Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Waltham on June 24, 2019 after a long period of declining health. She was born on July 15, 1947 and was the daughter of the late Lawrence “Larry” and Mary E. “Evelyn” (DeCoste) Arone. In addition to her parents, she was pre-deceased by her brother Lawrence “Larry” Arone and her sister Gail M. Arone. Barbara is survived by her sister Marilyn and her husband James “Jimmy” Meagher and sister-in law Priscilla “Pat” (Grant) Arone as well as six nieces and nephews and 4 great nieces and nephews.
In keeping with Barbara’s wishes, there will not be any visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Barbara at St. Jude’s Church, 147 Main Street, Waltham at 10:30 am on Monday, July 1st, 2019. Internment in St. Patrick’s Cemetery will follow. Barbara’s family is grateful for the care, support, and respect she received from her doctors, nurses and caregivers during her final illness.