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Barbara Insley

Barbara Dean Insley, 74, of Cambridge, formerly of Fishing Creek passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at UMSMC at Easton.

Born November 6, 1945, she was a daughter of the late Mary Parks Dean Jaglowski and Milton Watkins Dean, Sr.

Barbara attended Hoopers Island Elementary and graduated from South Dorchester High with the Class of 1963.

She attended Chesapeake College and worked for the City of Cambridge and Western Publishing. She spent her working years as full-charge bookkeeper and other administrative positions

Nothing brought Barbara more joy than spending time with her grandchildren. She spent many hours babysitting them as they grew.

Barbara always loved dancing, particularly line dancing. She and her friends would enjoy dancing to the local bands.

Surviving is one son David Allen and wife Mandy of Cambridge; three grandchildren William Spencer, Logan Ryan and Paige Elizabeth.

She is also survived by a special brother, Milton (Mickey) Dean, Jr., who was always available for moral support.

Also surviving are special friends Renee and Richard Merritt who helped her in every way possible.

Preceding her in death is a son William W. Insley, Jr., who died at the age of two days; step-father Benjamin Jaglowski and brother in law Odus Moore.

Also surviving are three additional siblings; John (Tommy) Dean (Jenna) of Evergreen Colorado, Elanie Drain (Jim) of Bear, De. and Mildred Moore of Cambridge.

A graveside memorial service will be held Thursday, November 21, 2019 beginning 11:00am at Dorchester Memorial Park with Pastor Steve Arrick officiating.

In lieu of flowers it was Barbara’s wishes that any memorial donation be made to either the Spinda Bifida Association of the Mid-Atlantic Region or National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health Building 4B09, 31 Center Drive, MSC 2152 900 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892-2152

Arrangements entrusted to Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge, MD

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So sorry to hear of Barbaras death. Prayers to all the family.

Kathy and Larry Gootee Dec 2 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Barbara Insley

John Dean Nov 23 2019 12:00 AM

We all are so sad to hear of Barbara's passing, our thoughts and prayers are withthe entire family, she will be greatly missed.Elsie Insley & Mollie Anderson

Elsie Insley Nov 22 2019 12:00 AM

We were sad to hear of Barbara's passing. I had only known her for a few weeks - she was my mom's roommate at Mallard Bay. She was so nice to my mom!! We had some nice chats when I was there visiting. As it turns out, she and my mom both worked at Western Printing around the same time - back in the 60's. I went to Mallard Bay this week and had cookies and a card for her, only to find out that she had passed away. I am sorry not to have seen her before she passed away - to tell her that it was nice getting to know her. I could tell that she was a special person!!! Our prayers to all of her family. From Patty Brohawn and family.

Kathi Brohawn Clagett Nov 21 2019 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss.....My deepest sympathies go out to Dave and Mandy, Spencer, Logan, and Paige

Eric Fykes Nov 21 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Barbara Insley

John Dean Jr. Nov 20 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Barbara Insley

Joan Davis Nov 20 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Barbara Insley

Kenny Marshall Nov 18 2019 12:00 AM

With deepest sympathy

Jeanne Hayward Webster Nov 18 2019 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers go out to Barbara's family.

Deborah L Dean Nov 16 2019 12:00 AM

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