She was born and raised in Millbury daughter of the late Howard and Eleanor (Hafstrom) Robbins. Betty graduated from Millbury High School.
She leaves her husband of 54 years, Robert S. Barber, Sr.; ten children, Robert S. Barber, Jr. of CT, Terry A. Barber of Worcester, Jayne A. Barber of Oxford, Tina L. Marchese of Millbury, Todd S. Barber of Spencer, Susan L. Barber of Auburn, Cindy L. Barber of W. Brookfield, Robbie L. Barber of Worcester, Chad E. Barber of Webster, Belinda Barber of Worcester; twenty one grandchildren; three great grandchildren, two sisters, Gail Mattson of Rutland and Wendy Cronin of Millbury; a brother, Gerald Robbins; also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters, Virginia Allard and Joyce Robbins.
Betty was a collector of many things especially anything country.
Funeral services for Betty will be held privately in the BRITTON-WALLACE FUNERAL HOME, 91 Central St, Auburn. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester.