March 2, 2021

Barbara Ann (Szydlowski) Archer


Barbara Ann (Szydlowski) Archer, age 86, of Rehoboth, passed away Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro after a brief illness. She was the loving wife of Robert Archer, with whom she was married to for 66 years.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late John and Helen (Kwiatkowski) Szydlowski, she had lived in Rehoboth for many years.

A graduate of St. Xavier Academy in Providence, Class of 1952, Barbara was a school bus driver for many years and she loved going on cross-country road trips with her husband in their camper.

In addition to her husband survivors include: six children, Deborah Peck and her husband Gregory of Rehoboth, Susan Shaw and her husband Greg of Maine, Linda Archer also of Maine, Jeffrey Archer and his wife Donna of Brockton, Cynthia Simmons of Rehoboth and Kimberly Archer of Dighton; eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Due to current restrictions on social gatherings her funeral and burial will be private. Memorial contributions in her honor may be made to Rehoboth Food Pantry Inc., 51 Winthrop St., Rehoboth, MA 02769. Arrangements are in the care of Waring-Sullivan Birchcrest, Swansea. For online tributes, please visit: 


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