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Barbara Ardell (Winjum) Perrotta

February 20, 1936 ~ October 26, 2021 (age 85) 85 Years Old


Barbara Ardell (Winjum) Perrotta – Salem, NH

Barbara Ardell (Winjum) Perrotta age 85 of Salem, NH passed away on October 26, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Born to the late Arthur C. Winjum and Della (Purvis) Winjum. Due to the early death of her mother, Barbara was also parented by her step-mother Sophie (Winjum) Anderson and nurtured by her Aunt and Uncle Alice and Olav Ibrek. Devoted and loving wife of Joseph J. Perrotta. Dear and affectionate mother to David A. Perrotta and his wife Bernadine of Raymond, NH; Michael J. Perrotta and his wife Brenda of Chester, VA; Nicolle J. Rizzo and her husband Paul of Salem, NH. Cherished, loving grandmother of 6; Danielle, Kristina, Dean, Kirsten, Trevor and Isabella; great-grandmother of 3; Armani, Joseph and Barbara; Beloved by 7 siblings. Barbara grew up in Minnesota, attended college, married her soulmate Joseph of 62 years, raised her family in Salem, NH, held advanced degrees from Notre Dame College and Lesley University and was a passionate educator and councilor. She lived her life to the fullest, was a woman of compassion, guidance and generosity towards her family and friends while filling all of our hearts with love. Visiting Hours will be from 4:00-7:00 PM on Friday, November 5, 2021 at Goundrey & Dewhirst Funeral Home, 42 Main Street, Salem, NH 03079. A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 10:00 AM, at Saint Joseph's Church, 40 Main Street, Salem, NH 03079. A Burial and Mercy Meal will follow the Mass. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 

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November 5, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Goundrey & Dewhirst Funeral Home
42 Main Street
Salem, NH 03079

Funeral Mass
November 6, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Joseph's Church
40 Main Street
Salem, New Hampshire 03079


Alzheimar's Association


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