Barbara J. Henryson, 77, of Morgantown, died on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 at Mapleshire Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after living many years with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was born in Philadelphia on Sep. 7, 1942 to the late Lennart E. and Alyce Borthwick Henryson.
Barbara was a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and earned a master’s degree from New York University. She was an occupational therapist for most of her career in New York City and later moved to Morgantown where she worked for various agencies.
Barbara is survived by her sister, Virginia Showers; two nieces, Patty (Mike) Ryan, Stephanie (Wes) DeBastiani; three great-nephews; and one great-niece, all of Morgantown.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite local nonprofit or the Alzheimer’s Association.
A graveside service will be held at Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 at 1 p.m. with Pastor Chris Priestley of Crossroads Church officiating.