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Barbara L. Hinckley-Alcorn

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“My sincerest condolences to Barbara's family. I can still see her smile and hear her giggles in the classrooms and hallways of Waltham High. ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: Kathy Madden - Waltham/Foxboro, MA

“Dearest Harry ,Andrew ,Missy Sarah Shane and Mia. So sorry .I have no words except to say I got to work with this beautiful crazy lady for 18 years....Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: sonia troiano - Burlington, MA

“My condolences to Barbara's family, Harry, Andrew and Missy.Barbara, I will miss our texting. God speed. RIP ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: Marie Landry - marlborough, MA

“Harry and family, So sorry to hear of Barbara passing. Great memories, she was such a fun person to be around. We are thinking of you all. ”
4 of 19 | Posted by: Gail and Mike Dennehy - Waltham,, MA

“Dear Harry, Missy and Andrew, I was very saddened to hear of Barbara's passing, I have some fun memories of her when we were young. I hope that...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Patty Hinckley - Marstons Mills, MA

“We extend our deepest condolences to you and your family for the loss of Barbara. While we only knew each other from ADP, it was clear she had a big...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Janice & Tom Demeo - Waltham, MA

“Barbara (Hinckley) Alcorn has made it home and the world is a better place because she was here! We will all miss her warmth, smile and sense of...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Paul Hinckley - Exeter, NH

“So sorry for your loss. Barbara was just a wonderful fun person. I got the pleasure of working with her at ADP. May she R.I.P. ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Patty Beaudry - Waltham, MA

“Sorry for your loss Harry. ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: Gregory Panjian - The Villages, FL

“My sincere condolences to the Alcorn and Hinckley families. Barbara was a beautiful person. May she rest in peace. ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: Marian Carpentino - Waltham, MA

“Harry, Charlie and FamilyWe are so sorry for your loss. Barbara was a good person and will be missed by all. Our thoughts, prayers and love are...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Margie and Paul Clifford - Naples, FL

“Harry, Charlie and family,Sorry to hear of Barbara's passing. She was a kind, caring, and loving person. We will always look back on living on Farnum...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Bill Clarke

“I'm so sorry to hear about Barbara. My thoughts and prayers to her family. I was a neighbor/friend who grew up together in Warrendale with her whole...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Maureen Burley - New Port Richey, FL

“My sympathy AND CONDOLENCES for your family and friends!! R I P ”
14 of 19 | Posted by: Beverly Conroy - Waltham, MA

“joseph and rita leblanc sunoco want to offer our condolences to harry and family we will remember barbara in our prayers ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Joseph Leblanc - waltham, MA

“Dear Missy & family so sorry to hear you mother's passing! Condolences to everyone who knew and loved her. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Debbie & Jim Withrow - Watertown, MA

“To the Alcorn Family, I am so sorry to hear of Barbara passing......may all your memories stay in your heart forever.....God BlessBob and...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Bob & Mary ann McGovern - Waltham, MA

“My deepest condolences to Harry and the family. Taken way too soon. May she Rest in Peace Sincerely Donna David ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Donna David - WALTHAM, MA

“My Sincere Condolences to Charlie and all of the Hinckley family on the loss of Barbara.She was an absolutely lovely and kind person.Barbara will be...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Mary Hardiman - Waltham


Upton – Mrs. Barbara L. Hinckley-Alcorn, of Upton, formerly of Waltham, died Monday, August 23, 2021 at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. She was 67.

Barbara was born in Waltham on September 24, 1953, the daughter of the late Walter and Louise (Crowley) Hinckley. She was a 1971 graduate of Waltham High School and went on to work for more than twenty-five years at ADP Payroll Services in Waltham.

One of her happiest days came on September 13, 1975 when she married the love of her life, Harry Alcorn in Saint Jude Church. The pair made Waltham their home until a move last fall brought them to Upton.

Barbara was a wonderful, warm, and loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved baking, painting, and made many happy memories with her family at Long Beach in Nahant. She maintained a wide circle of friends with whom she kept in almost daily contact discussing the affairs of the day, of family and of the neighborhood.

Barbara leaves her husband of forty-five years, Harry Alcorn; her children, Andrew H. Alcorn (Sarah) of Upton and Melissa L. 'Missy' Corcoran (Shane), of Lynn; her granddaughter, Mia 'Squishy' Alcorn; her brothers, Charles Hinckley of Mashpee, Robert Hinckley of Maine, Paul Hinckley of Reading and Walter Hinckley of Waltham; her brother-in-law, Greg Alcorn of Winchester and several nieces, nephews and cherished friends.

Family and friends will honor and remember Barbara's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Sunday, August 29th from 2 to 5 p.m. and again at 9:30 a.m. on Monday morning before leaving in procession to Saint Jude Church, 147 Main Street, Waltham where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Mass. General Cancer Center at Newton-Wellesley, 2014 Washington Street, Newton, MA 02462.