Barbara A. Demarest of Norwich, Conn., formerly of Orient, passed away March 19, 2016, at William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich.
Barbara was born to George and Ivanette (Reeves) Downs in Greenport Nov. 16, 1928. She was a graduate of Greenport High School.
Barbara was married to Robert T. Demarest on Oct. 16, 1950.
Barbara worked for many years at the Orient Post Office. Barbara was also known for her baking and jelly making.
Her parents predeceased her, along with her husband, Robert and her son, Michael. She is survived by her daughter, Janet and son-in-law, Robert Johnson; granddaughters, Kerri and Jillian; sister, Patricia and brother-in-law, Stanley Droskoski Jr. and numerous nieces and nephews.
There will be a graveside service at 11 a.m. July 9 at Orient Cemetery.
This is a paid notice.