LOGAN, Utah — Barbara Althea Quimby Bishop Haskell, 99, passed away of natural causes Aug. 31, at Terrace Grove Assisted Living, which was her home for the past six years.
She was born Oct. 22, 1912, in Mechanic Falls, to Harold William Quimby and Velva L. Austin Quimby. She graduated from Westbrook High School in Westbrook. She was energetic and industrious and worked at various jobs as a beautician, governess and secretary. She also was a fancy stitcher in shoe factories for nearly 40 years.
Barbara was skilled in the homemaking arts and made many beautiful afghans and quilts enjoyed by family and friends. She also enjoyed many hobbies in crafts, knitting, sewing and crochet.
She married Howard Irving Bishop June 24, 1933, in Westbrook, making their home in Auburn. They divorced in 1951. She married Fredrick Eugene Haskell, Oct. 12, 1951. They divorced in 1962.
She became a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1956, and was active in serving others for many years. She moved to Kemmerer, Wyo., in 2005, and then to Logan, Utah, in 2006.
Barbara is survived by her sons, Donald I. Bishop (Charlene) of Kemmerer, Wyo., and Ronald E. Haskell (Janet) of Barrington, N.H.; daughters, Cynthia Bishop Porter (Sherron) of Smithfield, Utah, and Brenda Haskell Collins of Exeter, N.H.; one brother, Eugene N. Quimby (Manola) of Windham; 18 grandchildren; and 54 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her parents; five brothers, Ivan, Eldred, Carl, Wendell and Raymond; and one sister, Athena West.
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