Taught at Summer Street School

Published in the July 6, 2016 edition

OBIT_Barbara-Blair-webPEABODY — Barbara Blair of Peabody, a former resident of Lynnfield died Thursday, June 30, 2016 at Brooksby Village of Peabody.

Born in Cambridge on Jan. 11, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Alice (Lynch) Teeven.

Barbara was a graduate of St. John High School in Cambridge and the University of Lowell. She had resided in Lynnfield since 1955 prior moving to Brooksby Village in Peabody. Barbara retired from teaching after many years at the Summer Street School in Lynnfield. She was a member of the Massachusetts Teachers’ Association, the Lynnfield Women’s Club, and the Centre Club.

The wife of the late Richard E. Blair, she was the mother of Christina Blair of Memphis, Tenn., Rosalind Harrold and her husband Paul of Orlando, Fla., and Richard E. Blair and his wife Karen of Fremont, N.H. She was the sister of the late Stanley Teeven. She is also survived by her four grandchildren, Bryan, Nicole, Eric and Kelly, as well as one great-grandson, Landon.

Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield, on Thursday, July 7 from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Special Olympics, Attn: Web gifts, 1133 19th St., NW 12th floor, Washington, DC, 20036-3604 or Fund for Nature, Mass Audubon Society, 208 South Great Rd., Lincoln, MA, 01773.