Barbara Crosby Enright

Barbara Crosby Enright, 95, of Rivermead Retirement Community, died on September 6, 2014. She had lived in Peterborough since 1996.

Mrs. Enright was born November 13, 1918 in Duluth, Minnesota, daughter of George H. Crosby, Jr. and Elsa Bieberman Crosby. She graduated from Crosby Ironton High School, Crosby, Minnesota in 1936 and Wells College, Aurora, New York in 1940 with a BA degree in Economics. She worked for the Office of Price Administration in San Francisco, California, during World War II.

In 1956, the Enright family moved to Amherst, New Hampshire, where they lived for 38 years. Mrs. Enright was a Cub Scout Den Mother for many years. She was a charter member of the Amherst Garden Club and Friends of the Library. She served on the Altar Guild of Church of our Saviour in Milford, New Hampshire for many years.

She enjoyed swimming, sailing on Huntress, gardening, skiing and knitting, but most of all, she enjoyed being with her family.

Survivors include a daughter, Judith Dunning of Middlebury, Vermont; three sons, Thomas Enright of Hollis, NH, Jeffrey Enright of Harrisville, NH, and Patrick Enright of Rye, NH, 8 grandchildren, and 8 great-
grandchildren; and a sister, Elsa Stephenson of Cross Lake, Minnesota.

Her husband of 53 years, James F. Enright, died on July 4, 1994. She was also predeceased by her sister, Jane Hawkanson of Tuscon, Arizona.

Contributions in Mrs. Enright’s memory may be made to the Monadnock Humane Society, PO Box 678, West Swanzey, NH 03469 or to the NH Nature Conservancy, 22 Bridge St., Concord, NH 03301. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm St., Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to