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Barbara T. Lenhardt

Barbara T. Lenhardt, 95, transitioned peacefully in her home surrounded by family, caregivers and friends on June 27, 2018. She was born on Nov. 18, 1922, the daughter of Weston C. and Margaret (nee Jewett) Thayer in North Hampton. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank and her sister, Jean Ashton.  She is survived by her children, Thomas W. Lenhardt, Linda Lenhardt Keach (Neal) and Lisa M.L. Mastrean (Mark). She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Barbara graduated from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She was an active member of the Princetown Evangelical Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, crosswords, gardening and bowling. Barbara grew up on Westfield Farm in Groton, MA. She retained a great love for her childhood on the farm and for the town of Groton.

calling hour was held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, July 2, 2018 at Fredendall Funeral Home, 199 Main Street, Altamont, NY and a funeral service followed at 1:30 p.m. Interment will be in Schenectady Memorial Park, Rotterdam, NY. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Barbara’s memory to the SPCA of Upstate NY, 588 Queensbury Ave., Queensbury, NY 12804.

The family would like to thank her devoted caregivers for helping to keep Barbara in her home. Online condolences may be left at

Online condolences may be left at Fredendall



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