Barbara A. Atwood

June 23, 1935April 10, 2018

SOUTH WELLFLEET – Barbara A. Atwood, 82, passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. She was born on June 23, 1935, the daughter of Burton and Josephine (Hutchinson) Young.

Barbara was a nurse for many years at the Cape Inn Manor in Provincetown. She was dedicated to the Methodist Church, singing in the choir and helping in the thrift shop and kitchen as long as she was able. After retiring from nursing, she worked at the three beaches in Wellfleet checking stickers. She was a huge Red Sox fan. She always stood by her team, no matter the score.

Barbara will be deeply missed by her husband Alton S. Atwood, daughter Arlene J. Beaton and her husband John, brother Jack Young, and sister Nancy Martin. She is also survived by three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at the Provincetown United Methodist Church on Monday, April 23rd at 2 PM. Burial will take place at a later date.

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Stacy Budd

April 17, 2018

So sorry Al for your loss. When I took care of my Mom and was on the Cape for an extended time Barb and I grew close. Going to the Treasure chest together. I will miss her. She absolutely loved her Red Sox through thick and thin. They have an angel looking out for them this year. All my Love your sister

Pete Garey

April 17, 2018

Barbara was a huge Red Sox fan as I am a huge Oriole fan and many mornings we shared the ups and downs of the teams. I will miss the times we shared talking baseball.

Sheila McGorman

April 14, 2018

I'm so very sorry for your loss, Al. Barb was such a kind, thoughtful & caring person. Please know you can call me any time. I hope u will find peace & comfort in your memories of Barb.