PORTLAND - Barbara A. McFarland, 83, of Danforth Street, died Thursday, June 5, 2014, at the Barron Center. She was born on August 25, 1930, a daughter of Walter J. and Barbara E. (Ridge) Boyle. She graduated from Cathedral High School, class of 1946, and received her registered nurse degree from the Maine Eye and Ear Hospital Nursing School. She married John M. McFarland II on January 8, 1954, at St Dominic's Church. She worked as a registered nurse at Maine Medical Center Out-Patient Clinic for thirty-nine years, retiring in 1996. She enjoyed knitting and ceramics in her spare time. She is predeceased by her husband who died May 18, 2008; a brother, Francis Boyle; and a sister Betty Mae Bennett. She is survived by two sons, John M. McFarland III of Raymond and Michael S. McFarland of Casco; a daughter, Allison E. McFarland of Casco; and four grandchildren. Visiting hours will be 4:00 - 7:00 pm, Wednesday, at Conroy-Tully Crawford Funeral Home, 172 State Street, Portland. Prayers will be recited 9:45 am, Thursday, at the funeral home, followed by a 10:30 am Mass of Christian Burial at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 307 Congress Street. Portland. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, South Portland.Online condolences may be expressed below.