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Barbara Jane Cavagnini

August 26, 1939 — August 13, 2023

Barbara Jane Cavagnini

BARBARA JANE CAVAGNINI, age 83 of Dandridge, TN passed away Sunday, August 13, 2023, at her home.  She was of the Methodist faith and attended Dandridge First United Methodist Church and other churches in the area.  Following her graduation from Middle Tennessee State University she became a social worker for the state of Tennessee and then became a full-time mother to her children.  She enjoyed doing volunteer work wherever she lived.  Prior to moving to Dandridge, she was involved with Meals on Wheels and provided transportation for patients needing medical treatments and doctors appointments.  She continued her volunteering when she moved to Dandridge, where she tutored children and volunteered at the Food Pantry. She enjoyed playing bridge, reading and was a member of the Dandridge Garden Cub. She was a devoted Mother and Grandmother who loved spending time with her family. She is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Jim Cavagnini; children, Brian (Karen) Cavagnini and Valerie (Michael) MacLean; grandchildren Jessica (Andrew) and Matthew MacLean, Kyle, Katie, Megan, Melissa, Lauren and Caroline Cavagnini.  Memorial Gifts may be made to Covenant Hospice, 3001 Lake Brook Blvd., Ste. 101, Knoxville, TN 37909. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon, August 18, 2023, at 5:00pm at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dr. Kristen Burkhart officiating.  Entombment committal service will be held Saturday, 10:00am at Resthaven Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive and greet friends on Friday afternoon from 3:00 to 5:00pm prior to the funeral service. 

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Friday, August 18, 2023

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Friday, August 18, 2023

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Entombment

Saturday, August 19, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

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2642 E US-25W, Dandridge, TN 37725

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