Freeport- Sally J. Barnes, 74, formerly of Bath died Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Hawthorne House.
She was born in Bath on October 12, 1945, a daughter of Earl P. and Susan E. (Quick) Cahoon.
She attended Bath schools and graduated from Morse High School in the class of 1963. She met Richard C. Barnes while he was stationed at Popham in the Coast Guard and they were married on September 7, 1968. Sally was a legal secretary for most of her career. She worked for George Carlton for 33 years and 17 years as a clerk at the courthouse in West Bath.
Sally spent a summer at Pemaquid Lighthouse for an internship after high school which sparked her love for lighthouses.
She enjoyed bowling, ceramics, and their summer cottage in Small Point. She loved animals and bird watching. She was also very passionate about Morse High School and was the class agent for the Class of '63. Not only did she coordinate many of her class reunions, but she was a loyal member to both her graduating class and the alumni for decades.
She was predeceased by her husband, Richard C. Barnes on October 8, 2006 and one brother, Thomas Cahoon.
She is survived by two daughters, Kim Robinson and her husband Joseph of South Portland and Julie Simkins and her husband Jason of West Bath and two grandchildren, Michael and Brandon Robinson of South Portland.
A graveside service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Morse High School Alumni Association, ℅ The Endowment Fund; mail checks to Ann London, 250 Centre Street, Bath, 04530.
Arrangements are by Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High Street, Bath. Condolences may be made online at www.Daiglefuneralhome.com.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Sally J. (Cahoon) Barnes, please visit our floral store.
Morse High School Alumni Association c/o The Endowment Fund
mail to: Ann London, 250 Centre Street, Bath ME 04530