Barbara Ann Laskey
May 24, 1954- April 27, 2019
Barbara A. Laskey, of Lynn and
formerly of Malden passed away at the age of 64, on Saturday,
April 27th, after a courageous 2 year battle with cancer.
Barbara was born in Stoneham on May 24th 1954 to the late Robert
Bishop and Ann (Doherty) Bishop.
She attended elementary and middle school in Malden, and graduated
from Northeast Regional Vocational School in Wakefield in 1972.
Barbara was a dedicated and compassionate certified nursing
assistant for more than 40 years and was adored by her patients
and families for the quality care she provided, as well as the
love and attention she gave. She was employed by the McFadden
Manor in Malden, and the Greenwood Nursing Home in Wakefield.
She also provided in home care for many patients.
Barbara is survived by her son, Daniel Laskey of Lynn, her
daughter, Robin Laskey and companion Peter Donoghue of Saugus,
and granddaughter, Caroline Donoghue of Saugus, her mother Ann
(Doherty) Bishop of Malden and loving Aunt Helen Reed of Malden.
She is also survived by her siblings, Cathy (Bishop) Manley and her
husband William of Malden, Robert Bishop and companion Susan
Ronald of Malden, Carol (Bishop) McCollem and her husband Thomas
of Westford, Judy (Bishop) McCollem and her husband Michael of
Tewksbury, and her sister in law, Sue Bishop of Wilmont, NH, as
well as many loving nieces and nephews.
Barbara was preceded in death by her husband Richard Laskey, her
father Robert Bishop, and her brother James Bishop.
In her spare time, she enjoyed spending time with her family and
friends, going to the beach, playing bingo, and drawing. Barbara
will always be remembered for her giving nature, charismatic
personality, and positive outlook.
Barbara’s funeral will be held from the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule
Funeral Home, 144 Salem St., Malden on Friday, May 3, 2019 at
9AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph’s
Church, 770 Salem St., Malden at 10AM.
Memorial visiting hours will be held in the funeral home on
Thursday, May 2nd. from 4-8PM.
In lieu of flowers contributions in Barbara’s memory may be made
to the Huntington’s Disease Society of America: www.HDSA.org