Barbara Shropshire

(Sep 26, 1920 to May 26, 2010)

Barbara Shropshire Booksellers’rnRiverside BooksrnrnBarbara B. Shropshire operated her Bookstore on Scott St in Riverside, NJ for over 40 years.rnrnBarbara was a decorated WWII Veteran and met her husband, Harvey C. Shropshire, Jr, also a Decorated WWII Vet in 1945 in NYC when he returned from Stalag 7A. They fell so in love that ten days later they were married and in 1993 when Harvey passed away, Barbara always considered herself married to Harvey. Death did not part them.rnrnCome celebrate the inspired life of this remarkable woman Friday 6p-8p and Saturday from 9:30a, with the service at 10:30am at The Sweeney Funeral Home, Bridgeboro St, Riverside, NJ. BYOB.rnInterment Lakeview Memorial Park, Cinnaminson. rnrnBarbara B. Shropshire died with dignity in her own bed and in her own home with her daughter, Bobbie Shropshire and good friend Heather Stockton at her side.rn

8 thoughts on “Barbara Shropshire

  1. Calley

    Bobbie I am sorry about your mom and I just wanted you to know I am thinking of you.rn TN’s daughterrn P.S. They spelled my name wrong on the card on the angel.Please don’t put our names on the computer.I beg you!

  2. Barbara Koop

    We were both named after the same Barbara…Good bye aunt Barbara My wish is I have a chance to meet my cousin Bobbie…I am so thankful I got to meet you in your bookstore…you and my mom looked so much alike. You are now united in Heaven together..

  3. Curtis G. Smith

    Was this Pvt. Barbara Brinks, WAC Medical Department who met Pfc Harvey C. Shropshire wounded Veteran receiving treatment at Station Hospital where he met Barbara in the PX in the hospital… I have a great newspaper clipping with them together from our family photo collection that belongs her descendants. Curtis G. Smith, 70 Malet Street, Sonoma, California

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