Barbara A. (Harrop) Harrington, 84, of Warwick passed away peacefully on September 5, 2012 at home. She was the beloved wife of the late John J. Harrington
A daughter of the late John and Alicia (Russell) Harrop. Mrs. Harrington was a social worker for Catholic Social Services. She graduated from Brown University Phi Beta Cappa Magnum Cum Laude in Political Science and received her Masters in Social Work from Simmons College, Boston, Mass. Barbara was also a member of the Pawtuxet Valley Historical Society.
Barbara was the beloved mother of Tom Harrington of Ottawa, Canada, Anne Hipwell of Erie, PA and the late John W. Harrington. Beloved wife of the late John J. Harrington. Loving sister of Nancy Clark of Coventry. Loving grandmother of seven and great grandmother of one.
Her funeral will be held Monday, September 10, 2012 at 9:30 am from The Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home, 800 Greenwich Avenue, Route 5, Warwick with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am in St. Catherine of Siena Church, 3250 Post Road, Warwick. Burial will follow in St. Columba Cemetery, Middletown. Relatives and friends were invited to call on September 9, 2012. www.murphyfuneralhomes.org