It is with great sorrow that the family announces the passing of Barbara Hihnala in Sudbury on Saturday March 23, 2013 at the age of 64 years. Loving and caring wife of Larry Hihnala. Beloved mother of James Hihnala (Natalie Laurence) and Anita Savard (Roger). Cherished sister of Jane Welch, Herb Welch, Bob Welch and Helena Côté. She will also be missed by her grandchildren Roger-James and Anthony Savard. In keeping with Barbara’s wishes there will be no visitation or service. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Cooperative Funeral Home in Sudbury.