A graveside service for Barbara Lattanzi, who died on March 3, will be held on Saturday, May 17 at 11 a.m. in the Riverside Cemetery in Woodstock.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock.
NANTUCKET, Mass. — A graveside memorial service will be held on May 17 at 11 a.m. to be followed by a reception for Barbara Anne Lattanzi who passed away peacefully on March 3, at Our Island Home on Nantucket, Mass. Her wishes upon her passing were simple. She has been cremated and her ashes will be buried at the family plot in Woodstock where she and Larry lived for 30 years.
A daughter of Jeanne H. Jenkins and the late Kenneth G. Jenkins, she was born in Syracuse, N.Y. on Feb. 12, 1948.
Barbara is survived by her beloved husband of 33 years, Larry J. Lattanzi of Nantucket, Mass.; her mother Jeanne of San Francisco, Calif.; six siblings, Bonnie Gould of Scarsdale, NY (John), Gay Yeomans of Janesville, Wis., (Robert), Matthew Jenkins of Jamaica, William Jenkins of Denver, Colo., (Marybeth), Marie Hecksher of San Francisco, Calif., (George), Timothy Jenkins of GlenEllyn, Ill., (Eryl); 10 nieces and nephews and numerous professional colleagues and friends.
Barbara spent most of her professional career as the CFO for Hintz, Holman & Hecksher in New York City and for Musket Research in Cambridge, Mass.
Barbara had a special love for dogs especially her current beloved springer spaniel, Boone.
Barbara was a highly accomplished Nantucket Lightship basket maker, and produced well over seventy-five baskets, mirrors, tables and other items, which she gave to family and friends as gifts.
Barbara was a kind, giving and loving person who was known to help those who were in need. She gave freely of her time to help others. She loved baking and frequently delivered delicious baked goods to friends and acquaintances that she felt would enjoy them. To say that many will miss her would be an understatement.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her name to, Our Island Home, 9 East Creek Road, Nantucket, MA 02554, The Cottage Hospital, 57 Prospect St., Nantucket, MA or
The Permanent Fire Fighters of Nantucket Local 2509, 131 Pleasant St, Nantucket, MA 02554.
Arrangements are by John-Lawrence Funeral Home in Marstons Mills.
For online guest book, please visit www.johnlawrencefuneralhome.com
This obituary first appeared in the March 13, 2014 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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