HERMON – Barbara J. Archer, 79, died peacefully Nov. 12, 2011, with her family by her side. She was born Feb. 22, 1933, in East Hartford, Conn., the daughter of Patrick and Evelyn (Chappel) Piccarello.
Barbara was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother. She enjoyed playing cards and was an avid and competitive bingo player.
She was predeceased by her husband, Philip Archer. Surviving are her five sons, Douglas and Cindy, Philip and Carla, Patrick, Jay and Wendy, and Eric and Vanessa; eight grandchildren, Josh, Sara, Amanda, Ashley, Corey, Chris, Derek and Austin; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Harold and Irvin; and one sister, Lois Logan.
Relatives and friends are invited to a reception of remembrance in her honor 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Family Reception Center of Brookings-Smith, 163 Center St., Bangor. Those wishing to remember her in a special way may contribute in her memory to Bangor Humane Society, 693 Mount Hope Ave., Bangor, ME 04401. Condolences to the family may be expressed at