Mary Jane Linehan Barr, 80, accomplished floral designer

Mary Jane Linehan Barr

SUNSET BEACH — Mary Jane Linehan Barr, 80, passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, at her residence.

Born Feb. 23, 1940, in Methuen, Massachusetts, she was a daughter of the late John F. and Kathleen Wright Linehan. In addition to her parents, Mary Jane was preceded in death by her husband, Edward J. Barr; and siblings, Kathleen Kimball, Patricia Warren, John Linehan and Arleen Jean.

Mary Jane was a lady who loved her family and was known as the “Cool Nanny.” She was very creative, loved making crafts and was an accomplished floral designer.

Surviving are her children, Michael Edward Barr (Lisa) of Punta Gorda, Florida, James Darrell Barr (Lecy) of Shallotte, and Scott David Barr (Lisa) of Danville, New Hampshire; brother, Scott Gagnon, and his significant other, Claire Ouellette, of Salem, New Hampshire; four grandchildren, Mandy Cannon, Joshua Briggs, Connor Briggs and Hannah Barr; and six granddogs, Violet, Rosco, Dotti, Louie, Rollo and Luke.

Private family services will be held.

The family requests, with gratitude, that donations be made in her name to the Lower Cape Fear Lifecare, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, NC 28422.

Share online condolences with the family at Michael J. Fulwood Funeral Service Licensee.

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