Barbara Hoebeke

Barbara J Hoebeke

May 22, 1943 - March 10, 2019
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Barbara J. (Blanco) Hoebeke, 75, a longtime resident of Westford, died Sunday evening at Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, MA following a brief illness. She was the wife of Richard J. Hoebeke who survives her.

Born in Revere, MA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Barbara (McDonough) Blanco and received her education in the Dorchester Catholic schools.

Barbara was retired from HITEC Sensor Development, Inc., where she worked as an Administrative Assistant.

Barbara enjoyed cooking, reading, ceramics and shopping. However most important to her was her family, which were her passion and delight.

She was a member of St Catherine’s Church in Westford.

In addition to her husband Richard, she is survived by four daughters, Alice Hoebeke of Lynn, MA, Michelle Delano and her husband John of Haverhill, MA, Danielle Mulholland and her husband Rick of West Roxbury,MA, and Nicole Funaro and her husband Daniel of Westford, MA.; a son, Police Chief Joseph R. Hoebeke and his wife Jamie of Bedford, NH: seven grandchildren and several cousins.

Barbara was also the Mother of the late David Hoebeke.

Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4 until 8 pm at the Blake Chelmsford Funeral Home, 24 Worthen Street., Chelmsford.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 o’clock on Friday at St. Catherine’s Church,
107 North Main Street, Westford.


Interment will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Westford.

For those who desire, memorial donations in Barbara’s memory may be made to St. Catherine’s Parish, 107 South Main Street, Westford, MA., 01886.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    March 14, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    March 14, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Blake Chelmsford Funeral Home
    24 Worthen Street
    Chelmsford, MA 01824
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  • Mass of Christian Burial

    March 15, 2019 | 10:00am
    March 15, 2019 10:00am
    Saint Catherine of Alexandria
    107 North Main Street
    Westford, MA 01886
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  • Interment

    March 15, 2019 |
    March 15, 2019
    Pine Grove Cemetery Westford
    Forge Village Road
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Private Condolence

Bill Schellbach

Posted at 05:37pm
So sorry for your loss. Everyone is on our thoughts. The Schellbach’s

Debbie Crecco

Posted at 09:24pm
Our deepest condolences to the entire Hoebeke family.we are so sorry for your loss of your beautiful easy my sweet cousin. Love You!❤
Debbie & Ron Crecco

Melissa Cather and Lizzie Lutynski

Posted at 06:40pm
Please accept our sincere condolences and true sorrow for your loss. You are forever in our thoughts and prayers. We offer you peace and comfort in the cherished memories.
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