Barbara Harding Montgomery, 78, of Durham passed away on Friday, October 14, 2016 at her home.  Barbara was born in New Haven on September 30, 1938; daughter of the late Herbert W. and Clara L. Hemming Harding.  She was a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy, Hamden.  She enjoyed being a full time mom and after her children were older she followed her lifelong ambition of becoming a nurse and worked for the former Brook Hollow Nursing Center of Wallingford for twenty years until her retirement.  Barbara enjoyed cooking, taking walks on the beach, doing logic problems but most of all spending time with her family and close friends whom she loved unconditionally.  Mother of Leslie (Arnold) Ozols, Lynn (Paul) Breton and David (Christine) Montgomery.  Grandmother of Christina and Stephanie White, Alexander and Celine Breton and Lillian Claire Montgomery.  Sister of Richard Harding and Annie Grenier.  Aunt of Ari(Sarah)Grenier and Zachary Grenier.

A “Celebration of Life” will be held at the United Churches of Durham, 228 Main Street, Durham on Saturday, October 22nd at 11:00am.  Interment will be private immediately following the service in the Mica Hill Cemetery, Durham. There will be no visiting hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to the CT Public Television, 1049 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, CT  06105.  The North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue has been entrusted with the arrangements.