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Barbara E. (Cook) McGlynn

April 16, 1936 ~ September 1, 2017 (age 81)

Barbara E. (Cook) McGlynn, 81, of Cedar Drive, North Stonington, CT passed away on Friday, September 1, 2017 at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital of New London, CT. She is preceded in the death of her parents George and Rita (DuPont) Cook, her son David E. McGlynn and her brother, Donald Cook. She is survived by her daughter, Kimberly Mattingly and husband Keith, son Steven McGlynn and wife Karen and son Peter McGlynn and wife Cheryl. Barbara had four grandchildren, Christopher, Bethanie, Blake and Shannon. Barbara also had five great grandchildren with the sixth on the way. Hailey, C.J., Emma, Harper and Brooklyn.

Barbara McGlynn was born in Springfield, MA on April 16, 1936. She graduated in 1953 from the High School of Commerce in Springfield Mass. In the early 1970s the McGlynn Family owned and operated a family run variety store called The Corner Store in Russell, Massachusetts. Barbara cooked all of the meals with her homemade recipes and then later went on to get her nursing license as an LPN in 1974 from the Holyoke Trade High School. She was a nurse for many years at Westfield Manor Nursing Home.

A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 4:00 pm at Rushlow-Iacoi Funeral Home & Crematory, 64 Friendship Street, Westerly, RI. Calling hours will be held before the service from 2:00-4:00 pm. Burial will take place at a later date. 

In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to the Shriner's Hospitals for Children.

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