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“I met Barbara in May 1986 as a new employee of the MA Medical Society. Over the years, we became friends and she taught me much. I remember being...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Michele Jussaume - Pelham, NH

“Barbara was a beautiful woman who lived her life with grace and dignity. She had a warm smile and sparkling eyes that brought even more charm to her...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Corinne Broderick - Westford, MA

“Barbara was a beautiful woman that I am truly blessed to have met. May she be at peace. Shane you were an important part of her life. I will miss...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Clare Connolly Welch - Waltham, MA


Barbara A. Adler Melone, of Weston died Wednesday, April 15, 2020. She was the widow of William D. Melone who passed away in 2005. They had been married since 1992.

Barbara was born in Waltham the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold J. Adler and lived there until the family moved to Weston in January 1942. Her sister, Patricia, passed away in 1932.

Barbara attended Lasell Junior College High School her junior and senior years and graduated in 1945. These were the last years that Lasell had a high school. She then attended Lasell Junior College and graduated in 1947. She worked for the Massachusetts Medical Society from February 3rd, 1948 until her retirement on December 31, 2009 – 61 years enjoying every minute.

Barbara enjoyed knitting sweaters, dresses, baby clothes and even coats. She made most of her own clothes. She also enjoyed embroidering having done their home's six dining room chairs seat and many pictures.

Funeral services are private. Burial is in North Cemetery in Wayland.