Barbara Jean was born in Newcastle, New Brunswick on February 4, 1952.
A dear mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Barb was pre-deceased by her loving husband, Ronald Nelson in 2017, her brother Alan, and her father Austin.
Barb is survived by her two daughters Laurie-Ann Nelson of Sault Ste. Marie, and Barbara Lynn (Chris) Walden of London; her grandchildren Elora, Lhiam, Katie, Bobby & Jenny, as well as great-grandchildren Rorie & Evie. Barbara will also be remembered by her mother, Barbara Ann Rogers of Moncton, her brother David (Lynn) Rogers, and sister Linda McGuire, as well as friends from Sault Ste. Marie and London.
Barbara Jean would love to be remembered by friends as a strong, spiritual, and creative woman.
We wish to express a heartfelt thank you to the doctors, nurses, and staff of the Clinical Neurosciences team at University Hospital who provided care for her during her last days.
A Celebration of Life service will be held in January 2023, details to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in Barbara’s memory would be appreciated if made to: The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, or another charitable organization.