Barbara A. Solloway, 81, a former resident of Salem, N.H., and Clearwater, Fla., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at Bedford Falls Assisted Living Community. Barbara was born in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts on October 28, 1935, daughter to the late Henry and Lillian (Brem) Plamondon. She was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, John C. Solloway in 2014.
Barbara attended Saint Anselm College, where she was one of the first of nine graduates of the Bachelors of Nursing program in 1957. She spent the majority of her career as an RN at the Elliot Hospital in Manchester, N.H.
As a homemaker, she enjoyed knitting, bowling and watching her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also loved to vacation at her summer home on Lake Sebago in Casco, Maine. She was involved with the Lady Lions Club in Salem and the American Legion in Florida.
She leaves behind five children, John and Lisa Solloway of Manchester, N.H., Jeffrey and Priscilla Solloway of Kennesaw, Ga., James and Kim Solloway of Derry, N.H., Jill and Phil Hughes of Auburn, N.H., and Joseph and Elise Solloway of Sandown, N.H.; 10 grandchildren, Joshua Solloway and wife, Kaitlyn, Amanda Grandprey and husband, Alex, Adam Solloway, Eric Solloway, Meagan Eddings and husband, Michael, James Solloway Jr. and wife, Alexandra, Philip Hughes, Morgan Hughes, Jarrod Solloway and Jenna Solloway; and seven great-grandchildren, Leah Solloway, Madilyn Solloway, Emeline Grandprey, Eva Grandprey, Eleanor Grandprey, Jude Eddings, Scarlett Eddings; and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the staff at Bedford Falls Assisted Living Community as well as Compassionate Care Hospice.
To view Barbara’s online tribute, send condolences to the family, or for more information, please visit www.phaneuf.net.
A graveside committal will be held at the New Hampshire State Veteran’s Cemetery on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at 11 a.m. Family requests to keep services private amongst immediate family and friends.
Published on  September 10, 2017