Barbara S. Chace

Posted:  Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 11:00am

Barbara S. Chace, 91, formerly of Lancaster, New Hampshire and Boothbay Harbor, died July 8, 2017 at the Coos County Nursing Hospital in West Stewartstown, New Hampshire.

She was born September 10, 1925 in Lewiston, Maine the daughter of Walter C. and Alice Mae (Ablett) Scott Sr.

In her earlier years, Barbara lived in Lewiston and had attended schools there and business college. She later went on to graduate from the Boston Conservatory of Music.

In 1964 she married Walter Harrison and the couple made their home in Rhode Island. After Walter’s death, she married Henry Chace in 1973 and moved to Boothbay Harbor in 1976. While in Maine she ran the West Gate Guest House for 25 years, and was a founding member of St. Columba’s Episcopal Church in Boothbay Harbor. Additionally, she had served on the local ambulance service for several years and had been a member of the Eastern Star.

After retirement she moved to the North Country where she enjoyed reading, doing crossword puzzles and gardening.

Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Dobson and her husband Ken, of Jefferson, New Hampshire and Wendy L. Harrison of Georgetown, Maine; a son, Stephen P. Harrison and his wife, Sue, of Cranston, Rhode Island; seven grandchildren, Kevin Harrison, Scott Harrison, Ian Quinn, Bane Shaheen, Jessica Bisson, Daniel Dobson and Barbara Chartier; and two great-grandchildren, Melody Harrison and Deacon Bisson. She also had a very special place in her heart for Nicole and Tom Jamison and their children Leah and Megan. She is also survived by numerous, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Besides her husband, Henry, she was predeceased by her sister Beverly Mae Scott, a brother Walter Scott Jr. and sister-in-law Carolyn Simpson Scott.

The family will conduct private services at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home in Lancaster. Please go to www.baileyfh.netfor more information or to send an online condolence.