Barbara Marie Eagleston
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Barbara Marie Eagleston
  • September 16, 1942 - September 22, 2017
  • Bowie, Maryland

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Barbara Marie Eagleston, 75, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, September 22, 2017 in Bowie, Maryland after her battle with cancer. She was born in Washington, DC on September 16, 1942 to Rita and Lawrence Haggerty.

Wed to Mike Eagleston, who precedes her in death, on July 6, 1977, Barbara built a life filled with a loving family, loud laughter and vibrant memories. She had an infectious smile and ageless flair, Barbara defined what it meant to be forever young. Her memory lives on as the mother of Jacqueline M. Flynn and her husband Mike, Catherine E. Eagleston, Pamela A. Creighton and her husband George and Michael P. Eagleston, sister of Theresa M. Lee, Patricia M. Veitch and Michael A. Haggerty, grandmother of Rachel, Mary, Colin, Christopher, Emily, Lauren and Chase, great-grandgrandmother of Giovanni and Jackson, and fur-mom of her beloved companion Tinker.

Family and friends will join to celebrate Barbara's life from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the Robert E. Evans Funeral Home, 16000 Annapolis Road, Bowie, Maryland 20715 where a funeral service will be held at 12 noon. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring, Maryland. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Chesapeake, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, Maryland 21122.