Barbara Hunt

Obituary of Barbara Ann Hunt

Unexpectedly, on Monday, February 25, 2019, at the Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, at age 76. Barbara (nee Robinson), dearly loved wife of Jim of Nestleton. Loved mother of Tricia (Jason) and Meg (Steve). Loving Nan to Tori, TJ, and Teagan. Beloved sister of Bill (Jean), John (Debbie) and Mike (Terry), and sister-in-law to Susan (Tom), Richard (Linda), Greg, Carol, David and Karen.  Loving aunt to her nieces and nephews. Dear cousin to the Benson clan.  Barbara will be missed by her family, cherished friends, colleagues, students and the many others touched by her life. 


A primary teacher and specialist with the York Region Board of Education for over 35 years, she loved her job and the kids and teachers she worked with.  She was a nurturing, loving, generous and self-sacrificing person whose family and friends were a significant part of her life.  Everyone she met appreciated her optimism and love of life.


Barbara’s family will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905-985-2171) on Friday, March 8th from 1 – 2 p.m.  A Service to celebrate her life will be held in the Chapel at 2 p.m. followed by a reception. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made by cheque or to the Canadian Mental Health Association (Durham). Memories, photos and condolences may be shared at