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R.I.P. Barbara Rushmer 

Rushmer- Barbara died on 13th October 2017 aged 92 at her home in Tenerife after a long illness.

She pioneered work with profoundly deaf children in Poole and in the Bahamas, funded by British Overseas Aid. Her husband, Rush, sailed from Weymouth to Nassau to assist with this work.

She is survived by her sister, Elizabeth Watts in Poole, her nieces, Caroline Scott and Deborah Van Leeuwen, and their families.

Services of thanksgiving will be held in Tenerife and in England.

“I thank God in all my remembrances of you”