Barbara J. (Goff) Fatkin


Barbara J. (Goff) Fatkin, age 67, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2023 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late James W. Fatkin, Jr. Born in Cumberland, MD she was a daughter of the late Willis and Betty (House) Goff.

She worked as a customer service representative at Ross-Simons Jewelers for many years before retiring. Barbara enjoyed traveling, and Ocean City, Maryland was her “happy place.” She adored spending time with her family, most especially her grandchildren.

Barbara was the loving mother of Tana R. Murphy and her husband, James P. Murphy, II; cherished Yaya of Paige Murphy, Grant Murphy, and Reid Murphy; also Yaya to Ryan, Carter, Emily, Keira, Christopher, and Maddox; caring sister of Geraldine Fraze, and the late Willy Goff.

A visitation will be held Saturday January 21, 2023 from 9-11 a.m., with a memorial service to follow at 11 a.m. in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick. Her burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Murphy Grandchildren Scholarship Fund may be made to Paige, Grant, and Reid Murphy, 120 June Ave., Warwick, RI 02889 will be appreciated.

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