- October 23, 1930 - December 4, 2016
- Melrose, Massachusetts
of Barbara 's Passing
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“Jamie, Donna and Paula, I am so very sorry to hear about your mom. She was a wonderful role model for us a children. She loved having everyone...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Erin O'Brien - North Reading, MA
“Paula and Donna.....I was saddened to read of your mother's passing. You know how much I love you two! You are two of the nicest people I have ever...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Diann DiBenedetto - Melrose, MA
“We are very sorry to hear about your loss.Peace be with you.Bob, Beth, Josh
3 of 15 | Posted by: A friend
“Dearest Donna and sisters--so deeply sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of knowing Mrs. Stanton whom I called mom when we were together. I...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Bernadette DosRemedios - RI
“Jamie, Paula,Donna,Darlene & Cheryl-I'm so very sorry to hear about your Moms passing. You're all in our prayers.
5 of 15 | Posted by: Jeanne Norton - Melrose, MA
“To all the Stanton Family, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. You are in all of our thoughts and prayers. The Norton and Melanson...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Nancy Melanson - Melrose, MA
“So sorry to learn of your loss. I remember your parents so very well sitting in cold hockey rinks watching Donna & Paula play hockey with Patty. We...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Donna (Giggie) McCune - Fort Mill, SC
“For you Mom...
8 of 15 | Posted by: Sherryl Sants - Walpole, MA
“Dear Jamie, Darlene, Cheryl, Paula & Donna. I was very sadden to hear about your Mother's passing. I had a good relationship with her, we shared...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Kelly DeMatteo - Melrose, MA
“Paula,Donna, Jamie ,sisters and families.....I'm so very sorry to hear about the loss of you MoM . May the many happy memories of your mom help you...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Paula Cain-meroski - Melrose, MA
“A gracious lady who touched so many lives. She was loved by everyone she encountered. She had 5 wonderful and devoted daughters, beautiful...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Janet Higgins - MELROSE, MA
“Donna and sisters- my deepest sympathies. May the strength and bond you share as a family help comfort you.
12 of 15 | Posted by: Sharon Cotnam
“To Jamie and her family,So sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful woman and a wonderful mom.RIP Barbara
13 of 15 | Posted by: Debbie Connors - Melrose, MA
“Mom, I couldn't even comprehend the depth of loss and sadness that I would feel right now. My heart is broken in half.Dad was so right when he said...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Paula Stanton - Norwood, MA
“To Jamie, Joe, Joseph and the Stanton Family, My sincerest and deepest sympathy to all of you at this time. It is never easy losing our loved one...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Pam Beckford - MELROSE, MA
M. Barbara (Torian) Stanton, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, December 4th 2016 with her family by her side.
Barbara was born in Stoneham, on October 23, 1930, the daughter of the late Esther A. and Manoog Torian.
She was the wife of the late Elmer N. Stanton with whom she shared 43 years of marriage. She is survived by her five devoted daughters, Sherryl Sants of Walpole, Darlene Houde and her husband Ronald of Hampstead, NH, Paula Stanton and her spouse Kim Smith of Norwood, Donna Stanton and her spouse Karen Berube of Walpole, and Jamie Laudanno and her husband Joseph Sr. of Saugus. She was the dear sister of the late Richard W. Torian and his surviving wife Mary of Milford.
She is also survived by her beloved grandchildren: Andrew and Nicholas Sants, Rebecca and Jonathan Houde and Joseph Laudanno, Jr. and her great grandchildren: Alexis and Brody. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, and her 7 beloved "granddogs."
She was known to her grandchildren as Grammy, Gammy, Gram and Bobo. And to her great grandchildren as GiGi.
Barbara was best known for her deep devotion and loyalty to her family. Her strength, humility, and sassy humor were truly unmatched. Barbara's generous spirit will continue to live in all who loved her.
Services will be private. Donations in her memory can be made to a charity close to her heart, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.