Wallingford - Barbara E. Dunn 77, of Donald Ct., died on Saturday, Dec. 30 at CT Hospice in Branford. She was born in Meriden on June 3, 1929 a daughter of the late Otto and Katherine (Knapp) Kamens. She retired from Cytec Industries after 25 years of service as an executive secretary. Barbara was a longtime member of the Turner Society and Immanuel Lutheran Church, Meriden. She was a passionate Hummel Collector and enjoyed traveling the world. Barbara is survived by two daughters, Sandra Lee and her husband Ronald Mortenson of Enfield, CT, Karen Jane Toledo of Foxboro, MA, two sons and their wives, Gary and Dianna Dunn of Michigan, and Kevin and Victoria Dunn of Hamden, CT, two brothers, Kenneth Kamens of Mansfield, MA, Alan Kamens of Lansing, Michigan, and a sister, Carolyn Callen of Lansing, Michigan. She is also survived by eleven grandchildren, Matthew Dunn of Grand Rapid, Michigan, Kelsey, Bryce, Dakota and Cheynne Dunn all of Lansing, Michigan, Michelle Peacock of Somers, CT, Jocelyn Mlynick of Rumford, ME, Christopher Mortensen of Enfield, CT, Matthew, Kimberly and Jason Toledo all of Foxboro, MA, and five great-grandchildren, Jason, Steven and Samantha Peacock all of Somers, CT, Alexis and Tyler Marston both of Rumford, ME as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral service will be Thursday, January 4 at 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 164 Hanover St., Meriden. Relatives and friends may call at the Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden on Wednesday, January 3 from 4-8 p.m. Contributions in Barbara's memory may be sent to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405 or to Immanuel Lutheran Church 164 Hanover St., Meriden, CT 06451.

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  1. Kevin & families: I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Barbara. We will keep you all in our prayers. I am definitely going to miss that big warm smile she always had whenever we came up for the Kamens reunion each summer & she will be greatly missed this summer. God Bless you & yours.

  2. My deepest sympathy to Barbara\\\’s family. She was a wonderful person. I have known Barbara for over 40 years. She was a great neighbor as well as a fellow coworker. She will be sadly missed.

  3. Please accept our deepest condolences for the loss of Barbara. We were heartbroken when we heard the news. She was always so warm and friendly whenever we\\\’d see her. Whether we saw her in church or the grocery store or at a family gathering, she would always come over with a hug and talk for a while. I really enjoyed that. We will miss her. Please know that we are thinking of all of you and sharing in your sorrow. Deepest Sympathy, Deborah (Perzanowski)& Michael Bartolotta

  4. We are deeply sorry about Barbara\\\’s passing.Please accept our sincere condolences to her family and friends.She was our good neighbor and friend for nearly 50 years and will be greatly missed.

  5. We are deeply sorry about Barbara\\\’s passing.Please accept our sincere condolences to her family.She was our good neighbor and friend for nearly 50 years and will be greatly missed.

  6. We are deeply sorry about Barbara’s passing. Please accept our condolences to her Family. We just found out today, we were on Vacation. We knew Barbara thru the Turner Society.

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