Barbara E. Werlinsky of Canton, MA, formerly of Palm Beach Gardens, FL and Philadelphia, PA, passed away peacefully surrounded by friends and family on December 8. 2021, after a 12-year journey with multiple myeloma.
Barbara was a nature lover, birdwatcher, music, art and literature enthusiast, and lifelong learner.
Barbara will be missed by her family: children Joan Werlinsky and Seth Werlinsky, daughter-in-law Akari Shimizu, grandson Kai Werlinsky, brother Lee Eisenberg, sister-in-law Linda Eisenberg, niece and nephew Ned and Katherine Eisenberg, as well as extended family and friends. Barbara is predeceased by her parents and her longtime partner, John Cheatham.
Service at Schlossberg Memorial Chapel, 824 Washington Street, Canton, at 12pm on December 12, 2021. Interment to follow at Beit Olam East Cemetery, 44 Concord Road, Wayland.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Center, Support Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday December 12 at 12:00pm EST at Schlossberg Memorial Chapel on the Hill, 824 Washington Street, Canton MA 02021, 781-828-6990. For in-person attendees, vaccinations and masks are required. A shuttle for Orchard Cove residents will be provided. For remote attendees, services will be streamed live via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84000724787?pwd=OXArS3RJSmY3bnBxQkxtaW9jZEh5dz09, Meeting ID: 840 0072 4787, Passcode: Barbara.
Family and friends are welcome to attend the burial following the service at Beit Olam East Cemetery, 44 Concord Road, Wayland MA 01778.
An in-person Shiva will be held Tuesday, December 14, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm EST, at Barbara’s daughter Joan’s home, 41 Florence St, Roslindale 02131. The Shiva service will be at 6:30pm. A full set of vaccines and well-fitting masks are required. Please RSVP here if planning to attend the service portion so we can plan for social distancing.
A virtual Shiva will be held Wednesday December 15, from 6:30pm-8pm EST, with the Shiva service at 7:15pm EST. Attendance is via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84157074644?pwd=Wll6VGxkelhLZjdhenJ4QmRlV09RUT09, Meeting ID: 841 5707 4644, Passcode: 046270.