A loving mother and grandmother

BEVERLY — Barbara V. Brinkers, 88, formerly of Wakefield and Lynnfield, died on Monday, January 10 at the Blueberry Hill Rehabilitation Center in Beverly.

She was born in New Haven, Conn. on January 20, 1933 and was the daughter of the late Francis and Mary (Yanish) Antin.

Barbara was a graduate of Hill House High School in New Haven, Class of 1950, and the University of Bridgeport. She worked as a dental hygienist until she retired in 1998.

She was the loving mother of Ellen Brandt of Brookline and Brian Brinkers of Salem. She was also the beloved grandmother of Eric and Kara Brandt.

Funeral services are private and in the care of the McDonald Funeral Home, Wakefield. For guestbook, please go to www.mcdonaldfs.com.