Barbara A. (Kelly) Littlewood, 74, of Warrington, Pa., wife of the late John Thompson Littlewood, III, of Pottstown, passed away of natural causes on April 8, 2011, at her daughter’s residence in Exeter, Pa., with her family by her side. She was born on March 20, 1937, in Troy, New York, a daughter of John C. Kelly, of Lansdale, Pa., and the late Marian A. (Hansen) Kelly.
She had been employed for over 20 years at the Mrs. Smith’s Frozen Foods Company of Pottstown prior to her retirement in 1996. Barbara was a devout member of St. Robert Bellarmine R.C. Church in Warrington, and very active in her community. She was an avid golfer, and a member of the Fairway Ladies Golf League. She loved all sports and traveling. Barbara was a very loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who really enjoyed spending time with her family, and especially their yearly trips to Stone Harbor. Even though she will be greatly missed and remembered in our hearts forever, we rejoice for her on the reunion of her and her beloved husband, whom she has been waiting to see for 14 long years.
In addition to her father, she is also survived by her children; Kim M. Farnsworth-O’Neill, wife of Larry, of Chester Springs, Karen A. Acosta, wife of Michael, of Exeter, Kathleen T. Freno, partner of Rachel Schilder, of Mullica Hill, N.J., Kevin G. Granger, of Cocoa Beach, Fl., 14 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren. Barbara is also survived by her siblings; John T. Kelly, of Maine, Kay Glasheen, of North Carolina, Thomas Kelly, of Colorado, her brothers-in-law; Donald G. Littlewood, of Berwyn, Richard B. Littlewood, of Bryn Mawr, her step-sons; Jeffery T. Littlewood and Richard S. Littlewood, both of Italy, and many other loving relatives and dear friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at 11:00 AM at St. Robert Bellarmine R.C. Church, 856 Euclid Avenue, Warrington, Pa., 18976. Burial will be held privately by her family at St. Aloysius New R.C. Cemetery in Pottstown. Friends may also call on Wednesday morning from 10:15-10:45 AM at the church, and Tuesday evening from 6:00-8:00 PM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown, Pa., 19464.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Barbara’s name can be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, P.O. Box 2151, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tn., 38101-2151.