Barbara Jean (Noone) McMurray, 80, formerly of Boston, MA and Reno, NV, passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital, surrounded by her family, on September 26, 2019 in Phoenix, AZ.
Barbara was born on November 15, 1938 in Boston to John Robert and Gertrude Jane (Connerty) Noone. She graduated from Jamaica Plains High School in Boston. Barbara raised her family and worked as a waitress in Reno, NV. She was employed at Motorola/On Semiconductors in AZ and retired as an Inspector/Quality Control Supervisor. She was also a retired member of the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees #336 as a Wardrobe Dresser.
Barbara was a member of the St. Thomas Aquinas Church. She enjoyed crocheting, gardening, reading, needlepoint, her dog Maggie, and spending time with family and friends. Barbara will be remembered for her love of her family and friends, her great sense of humor, and her kind spirit.
Barbara is survived by her children Jennifer Klingensmith and her husband Mark of Tempe, AZ; and her son Kevin McMurray and his wife Jane of Phoenix, AZ; her grandchildren Charlie, Aimee, Christopher, Robert, Kyle, Jimmy, Laura, and Alexandra; and her great-grandchildren Alize, Wesley, Brooklyn, Arianna, Zoe, Seth, R.J., Caleb, Abel, Riley, Hank, Khonnor and Beau.
Barbara was predeceased by her husband of 49 years Keith; her mother Gertrude; her sister Betty; her daughter Kathi; and her great-granddaughter Aubrey.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at the home of Donna Sites and Debbie Oakley, 6810 N. 15th St., Phoenix, 85014 on the 12th day of October at 12:00pm.
Memorial donations can be made in lieu of flowers to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.Print Obituary & Condolences