The Hospice Team of Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care welcomes Barbara (BJ) Raby, new Hospice Volunteer Coordinator to the agency.

Barbara (BJ) Raby joined the Franciscan Hospice team in 2019 after retiring from a 38-year career as a retail pharmacist. In 2008, BJ began serving as a volunteer member of the Franciscan Hospice Interdisciplinary team and the Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care Professional Advisory Committee. BJ is a graduate of the Massachusetts School of Pharmacy in Boston, Massachusetts.

Barbara Raby resides in Southington with her husband, Deacon Vincent (Vinny) Raby. They have three adult children. BJ is active in St. Thomas Parish.  She is currently the treasurer of the Ladies Guild, and volunteers to assist families with funeral planning.

BJ Raby (standing far right), new Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, and a group of hospice volunteers pose for a photo after a meeting with the new coordinator.