Barbara Calderwood Moody, 86, passed away peacefully with her loved ones by her side Feb. 15, 2018, in Augusta. Barbara was born in Appleton Nov. 19, 1931, to parents Nelson Calderwood and Florence Light Calderwood.

Barbara grew up in Union and attended local schools, graduating from Union High School in the class of 1949. She met the love of her life, John C. Moody Jr., and they were married June 14, 1954. Barbara and John traveled to many states in the early years before settling in Union. to make their home and raise their children.

John and Barbara opened their doors to many elderly clients while operating Moody’s Boarding Home in Union from 1974 until they retired in 1994. Many friendships were gained during those years while caring for many who chose to live in their boarding home.

Barbara was a member of the People’s United Methodist Church of Union since 1962, as well as many community organizations over the years.

Barbara was predeceased by her parents, husband John and three brothers, Donald, and his wife, Peggy, Walter, Kenneth, and brother-in-law Harold Moody.

Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Darrell Moody and his wife, Wilda Lopez, of Union, Paul Moody and his fiancee, Stephany Sherman, of Winslow; sister Grace Sawyer of Thomaston; sisters-in-law Faye Calderwood of Union and Laura Calderwood of California; along with granddaughters Melody Welch and her husband, Cornell, of Rockland, Ginger Lyons and her husband, Tim, of Westbrook and Lillian Moody of Warren.

She is also survived by her great-grandchildren, Hendrix Hallowell of Lewiston, Cullen and Kaylee Booker of Waldoboro; step-grandchildren Mary Charumilind and her husband, Sarun, of Philidelphia, Anna Polanco and husband, Carlos, of Colorado, and Devin Sherman, U.S. Army; along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

A time of visitation will be held Saturday, Feb. 24, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main St., Waldoboro. Burial will in the spring at a date and time to be announced.

Barbara had requested that no flowers be given in her honor, rather donations in her name be sent to People’s United Methodist Church – Building Fund for new kitchen at 31 Depot St., Union, ME 04862.

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