Barbara Harrington Stevenson
1942 - 2017


Barbara Fay (Harrington) Stevenson, 74, of Cromwell, wife of Lloyd Stevenson for fifty-two years, passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at Yale-New Haven Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Middletown, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Marjorie (Chafee) Harrington, Sr.

Barbara lived in Cromwell all of her life. She graduated from Wilcox School of Nursing in 1963 and worked as an emergency room nurse for many years. Barbara enjoyed spending winters in Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida and her summer home in Green Hill Beach, Rhode Island. She could also be found on the sideline of any of her grandchildren's soccer games.

Along with her husband, Barbara is survived by four children, Drew E. Stevenson and his wife, Erin of Middletown, Craig G. Stevenson and his wife, Jessica of Cromwell, Jill M. Irwin and her husband, Jon of Middletown and Todd W. Stevenson of Cromwell; her brother, Robert A. Harrington of South Carolina and four grandchildren, Owen, Lindsay, Noah and Brady Stevenson, all of Middletown.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Walter E. Harrington, Jr.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 5 at 11:00 a.m. at the Cromwell Funeral Home, 506 Main Street, Cromwell. Burial will follow in Cromwell Hillside Cemetery West.

Family and friends may call on Wednesday morning from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Barbara's memory may be made to First Congregational Church, 355 Main Street, Cromwell, CT 06416 or to the charity of the donor's choice. To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit

Cromwell Funeral Home - April 4, 2017

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