Jean L. Condon

June 23, 1928January 26, 2012

Jean L. (Barber) Condon, 83, of Fairhaven, passed away January 26, 2012 at The Royal of Fairhaven. She was the wife of the late William D. Condon.

Born in Hackensack, New Jersey, daughter of the late John R. and Ruby R. (Conn) Barber, she graduated from Fairhaven High School and was a member of the First Congregational Church. Jean was a strong, determined woman who was devoted to her family and her home. She loved the outdoors and enjoyed caring for her gardens and pets.

Jean’s family would like to thank the Royal staff who lovingly provided care and contributed to her happiness and wellbeing over the past five years.

Survivors include her daughter, Laurie A. Deschamps and her husband Norman of Fairhaven; her son, William E. Condon and his wife Laurie K. of Bullhead City, AZ; her sister, Phyllis Holstius of Fairhaven; her brother, Robert Barber of Maine; grandchildren Mark Deschamps of Fairhaven, Anne Deschamps of Bethesda, MD, W. Patrick Condon and his wife Danielle of Flagstaff, AZ and Amanda Condon of Tucson, AZ; great-grandchildren, Haylee Mae and William Brady Condon; and several nieces and nephews.

Her family will receive guests on Sunday, January 29, 2012 from 1-3pm prior to her memorial service at 3pm in the Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Fairlawn, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven. Burial will be private. Donations may be made to Homes for Our Troops, Inc., 6 Main St., Taunton, MA 02780 or The Royal of Fairhaven Activities Fund, 184 Main St., Fairhaven, MA 02719. For online tributes and directions:


  • Visitation Sunday, January 29, 2012
  • Funeral Service Sunday, January 29, 2012

Jean L. Condon

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February 1, 2012

On behalf of Solamor Hospice, please accept our heartfelt condolences and thank you for letting us serve your family with hospice. Mark A. Hurd, Chaplain.

January 29, 2012

Dear Laurie and Bill, Please accept our condolences from the Barton family of Brae Road. Ray and Lois

Kevin McQuade

January 29, 2012

Dear family,

Please accept my condolences of your mother and grandmother. I remember her from the 1st Congregational Church as my Sunday school teacher and the days of my youth on Sconticut Neck.

Beth von Staats

January 28, 2012

Laurie and Bill, please accept my most sincere condolences. i will always remember Aunt Jean's sharp wit, sense of humor, and our shared love of cats. I also appreciate greatly the passion and hard work she placed in researching our family history. Love, Beth