Bath – Barbara Louise Caton, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021. Born Barbara Louise McCallister on November 5, 1926 in Portland, Maine to Walter and Gladys Wyman McCallister. She attended Portland High School. On June 9, 1951 she married Addison Caton of Bath where they made their home.
Barbara enjoyed playing Canasta, Bingo and Cribbage, and she loved the Red Sox and Duke Basketball. Barbara had a wonderful voice and enjoyed singing to folks.
Barbara was a former Foster Grandparent, and a member of the Coasters. She was also a member of the United Methodist Church of Bath.
She was predeceased by her husband Addison Caton, sister Pauline Clark, brother William McCallister, and Jean’s daughter Sherri Erickson.
Barbara is survived by her daughter, Patricia Caton of Bath and Addison’s daughters Jean Caton Stephenson of Lisbon Falls and Ann Caton Cobb of Gray. She is also survived by her brother Walter McCallister and his wife Bette of Gorham. She was Nana, Grammie, & Nana Barbara to Jean and Ann’s children Sharon & George Kuhn, Michael Soule, Jim & Christine Stephenson, Terri & George Stone, Alyson & Ford Morgan, and Melissa Cobb, and by several nieces and nephews and all of her extended family.
A graveside service for family and close friends will be held on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 11:00am at Oak Grove Cemetery, Bath (Southside by the Jr. High)
In accordance with CDC guidelines for Covid-19, the family has requested that all attendees are required to wear a mask and social distance.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church of Bath.
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