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“So sorry to hear of Barbara's passing. She was such a sweet person and I remember her as being very kind. May she rest in peace and may you hold her...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Evelyn Clairmont - Stoughton, MA

“My deepest condolences to the whole family. I really enjoyed working with Barbara @ the Sinai. Very sweet woman. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Chuck Cushman - South easton, MA

“Scott and family, Sorry for the loss of your Mother. Your are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. Fred & Susan Spintig ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Fred Spintig - Stoughton, MA

“Sending all our love The Flaherty Family ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Kim Flaherty - East Taunton, MA

“My sincere condolences to the Gomes and Hersee families. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Diane (Bell) Goldberg - Sharon, MA

“My sincere, heartfelt condolences to you all. Thinking of you. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Candace Fisher - Stoughton, MA

“A be very beautiful lady. Always sent me Kale soup via Liz. I only hope that she didn't suffer too much. My deepest condolences to Scott, Liz and...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Patricia Stanton - STOUGHTON, MA


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STOUGHTON---Barbara Gomes Hersee, 64, a lifelong resident of Stoughton, passed away peacefully on March 10, 2020 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. She was the loving and devoted wife of Scott K. Hersee Sr.

Born in Brockton, a daughter of the late Joseph and Ruth (Fratus) Gomes, she was raised in Stoughton and was a graduate of Stoughton High School. Barbara continued her education at Bridgewater State University and was employed with New England Sinai Hospital for twenty-five years in the chemistry department.

Barbara loved her gardens, both perennial flowering and vegetable. She prized her thick ruffled blooms on the peonies passed down to her from her grandmother. She spent many days cultivating cranberries on her small Cranberry Hill Farm.

"The love of gardening is a seed once sewn that never dies" Gertrude Jekyll

By example she inspired many, especially her husband; son, Scott and daughter Elizabeth, to live life to the fullest.

In addition to her husband Scott, she is the devoted mother to William John, Elizabeth Theresa and Scott Kendall and her siblings, Deborah Ellis, Andrea Coates and Joseph Gomes.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours at Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 605 Washington Street (Rte.138) Easton on Friday, March 13th from 4-7 pm. Funeral services and burial will be held privately. For directions or condolences visit www.kanefuneralhome.com