Rest In Peace

Barbara J. Schaller, 91

BOXFORD — Barbara J. Schaller, of Boxford, died on July 11, 2019, at The Masconomet Healthcare in Topsfield after a short illness, she was 91. She was born Barbara Jean Gove in Lynn and attended Lynn English High School. She received her Bachelors degree from Boston University and worked at the Lynn Public Library. While at the library she earned her Masters Degree in Library Science from Simmons College. She was subsequently appointed Director of the library, a post she held until her retirement in 1990. After her retirement from Lynn she volunteered as head of trustees of the Boxford Town Library.

Barbara leaves her husband Ramon who will miss her sunny disposition and unflagging courage in the face of adversity.

Service information: At the request of the family, services will be private.  For those who wish to share a memory of Barbara with Ramon, please visit

The CONTE – GIAMBERARDINO Funeral Home, 14 Pleasant St., Georgetown has been entrusted with Barbara’s care.

More Obituaries