Frances A. “Fran” (Mele) Barker, 80, died comfortably on Friday, May 9, 2014 following a period of declining health. She was born in Waltham on March 22, 1934 the daughter of the late Corato and Rose (Trovato) Mele. Fran is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Arthur C Barker of Northborough formerly of Natick. Devoted mother of Michael Barker of Natick; Karen Pantazis and her husband William of Northborough; Lynne Barker of Natick; Donna Berlo and her husband Robert of Barre; Diane Barker of Natick and Deborah Barker of Niceville, FL. Read the full obituary online at this link.