Barbara Margaret Benson Sharkey
Date Of Birth: 07/21/1910
Date of Death: 07/30/2013
Barbara was born in Penn, North Dakota to James L. and Mary (Fay) Benson. The Benson family moved to Oregon in 1911, eventually settling in Beaverton, Oregon and Barbara graduated from St. Mary’s. Institute in 1928 and entered St. Vincent’s nursing school at St. Vincent’s Hospital, graduating in 1931.
She married Fred Sharkey on September 3, 1933. Fred passed away in 1963. Barbara returned to nursing and retired from Providence Portland in 1977.
Barbara was predeceased by brother, Charles, sisters Georgianna, Louise, Kathleen, Alice and Annabelle.
Barbara is survived by daughter Suzanne.