Barbara R. (Shuman) Dickson, age 86

of Quincy

Barbara R. (Shuman) Dickson, age 86

Quincy, Barbara R. (Shuman) Dickson, age 86, of Quincy, died peacefully, Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at home, surrounded by her loving family.

Barbara was born in Dorchester to the late Abram “Mac” and Mildred M. (Hudson) Shuman. She was raised in Quincy and was a lifelong Quincy resident.

She was employed as a cook at the 1000 Southern Artery Senior Housing complex in Quincy for many years and had also worked ten years as a cook for the City of Quincy Public School Department.

Barbara loved music and dancing. She enjoyed all the Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Glen Miller era classics.

Most of all, Barbara was dedicated to her family and especially to her cherished grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed spending time with them and supporting all their many activities and accomplishments.

Devoted mother of Lynne A. Johnson of Quincy, Laurie M. Brooks and her husband Randy of North Carolina, James Dickson and his wife Diane of Quincy, Lisa A. Tatreau and her husband Brad of Greenfield, Scott Dickson and his wife Beth of Weymouth.

Loving grandmother of five grandchildren and one great grandson. She was also grandmother of the late Jennifer L. Dickson.

Barbara was the last of four siblings and is survived by many nieces and nephews.

At Barbara’s request, funeral services and interment were private.

For those who wish, donations in Barbara’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.

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