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Obituary for Barbara J. Erskine

Barbara J. Erskine, age 96, of Newington, Connecticut died January 31, 2021. She was born and lived in Hartford, Connecticut for most of her life. Daughter of the late, Charles B. Erskine and Anna (Schmidt) Erskine.

She graduated from Bulkeley High School in 1941. She worked at Cigna (Conn. General) in Bloomfield, Connecticut for 47 years, retiring in 1988. She was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church and Christ Lutheran Church until it closed in 1999. She was a member and volunteer at the Southwest Senior Center and Emanuel Lutheran Church.

She enjoyed many summers at the family cottage at Andover Lake, Connecticut. Barbara enjoyed bowling, reading, crafts, tatting and animals. She leaves behind her home companions Ava, Nadia, Kayla, Susan and Patrice who cared for her the past several years and who loved her very much.

There will be no calling hours. Burial will be in Rose Hill Memorial Park, Rocky Hill, Connecticut with a graveside service on Friday, February 5, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Sheehan-Hilborn-Breen Funeral Home Connecticut of West Hartford, Connecticut is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Donations may be made to Emanuel Lutheran Church, 311 Capital Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut 06106. Online condolences may be made at