BARBARA A. (MATTHEWS) TROY

Posted Feb. 25, 2009, at 7:55 p.m.

GUILFORD – Barbara A. (Matthews) Troy, 85, died Feb. 24, 2009, at her home after a brief illness with cancer. She was born Feb. 21, 1924, in Guilford, the daughter of Frank and Emma (Deckerhoff) Matthews. Barbara graduated from Guilford High School and Becker College, Worcester, Mass. She was a lifelong communicant of Holy Family Catholic Church, Sangerville. She was a member of Carpo Club of Guilford and was a former member of SAD No. 4 School Board. For many years she served as a town of Guilford election ballot clerk, a position she enjoyed very much. She is survived by her husband, Milton W. Troy of Guilford; two sons, Matthew W. Troy of Guilford, and Martin J. and his wife, Cindy Troy, of Waterville; one daughter, Victoria A. Troy of Dover-Foxcroft; three grandchildren, Ryan J. and Angie Troy of Benton, and Laura K. Troy of Bethesda, Md.; and two great-grandchildren, Mykenzie Veilleux and Miranda Troy, both of Benton. A private funeral will be held at Crosby & Neal, 21 Oak St., Guilford, with spring burial at Elmwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Barbara wished for contributions be sent to The Pine Tree Camp, P.O. Box 518, Bath, ME 04530. For an online guest book, please go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.

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