Barbara Calderwood Moody, 86, of Union, passed away peacefully with her loved ones by her side on Feb. 15 in Augusta.
Barbara was born in Appleton on Nov. 19, 1931 to Nelson Calderwood and Florence Light Calderwood.
Barbara grew up in Union and attended local schools graduating from Union High School class of 1949. She met the love of her life John C. Moody Jr. and they were married on June 14, 1954. Barbara and John traveled to many states in the early years before settling in Union to make their home and raise their children.
John and Barbara opened their doors to many elderly clients while operating Moody’s Boarding Home in Union from 1974 until they retired in 1994. Many friendships were gained during those years while caring for many who chose to live in their boarding home.
Barbara was a member of the People’s United Methodist Church of Union since 1962 as well as many community organizations over the years.
Barbara was predeceased by her parents; husband, John; and brothers, Donald and wife Peggy, Walter, and Kenneth; and brother-in-law, Harold Sawyer.
Left to cherish her memories are sons, Darrell Moody and wife Wilda Lopez of Union, and Paul Moody and fiancee Stephany Sherman of Winslow; sister, Grace Sawyer of Thomaston; sisters-in-law, Faye Calderwood of Union, and Laura Calderwood of California; granddaughters, Melody Welch and husband Cornell of Rockland, Ginger Lyons and husband Tim of Westbrook, and Lillian Moody of Warren; great-grandchildren, Hendrix Hallowell of Lewiston, and Cullen and Kaylee Booker of Waldoboro; step-grandchildren, Mary Charumilind and husband Sarun of Philadelphia, Penn., Anna Polanco and husband Carlos of Colorado, and Devin Sherman U.S. Army; along with many nieces, nephews and friends.
A time of visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m., Sat., Feb. 24 at Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main St., Waldoboro. Burial will in the spring. Dates and times will be announced.
Barbara had requested that no flowers be given in her honor rather donations in her name be sent to People’s United Methodist Church – Building Fund for new kitchen at 31 Depot St., Union, ME 04862.
To extend online condolences please visit www.hallfuneralhomes.com.
Hall’s of Waldoboro has care of the arrangements.