Barbara R. Nagel, 86, of East Greenwich and Green Hill, passed away peacefully at home, January 29. She was the wife of the late George W. Nagel. Born in Pawtucket, the daughter of Joseph and Evelyn Roussin, Mrs. Nagel moved to East Greenwich in 1961 to raise her family.
Barbara was a 1950 graduate of URI and remained an involved alumna of the Delta Zeta sorority. She shared her love of skiing, sailing and traveling with her family. Mrs. Nagel was the beloved mother of Lise Merrifield of Tiverton, Heidi Nagel of Warwick, Curt Nagel of Nokomis, Fla., and Julie Varone and her husband, Curt, of Exeter. She was also the proud grandmother of Andrew and Matthew Varone and Kyle Nagel.
The funeral and burial will be private. Calling hours are Monday, Feb. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Hill Funeral Home, 822 Main St., East Greenwich.