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Barbara Mae McCashin Memorial

Memorial contribution

It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of Barbara Mae McCashin, mother of UWCC's CEO, Kelly Chambers. Barbara was a wonderful woman who attended many events and volunteered consistently with the United Way for the past 25 years. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested contributions to be made in the form of donations to the United Way of Calvert County. We thank you for your condolences. 


Barbara Mae McCashin

September 17th, 1935- December 16th, 2019

Barbara Mae McCashin, lovingly known as “MeMe”, passed away December 16, 2019 at the age of 84. She was born September 17, 1935 in Raleigh, NC to Marvin D. and Frances (Blakely) Allen. Barbara was raised in Washington, D.C. and graduated from Eastern High School. She married Paul McCashin in 1954 and they lived in Takoma Park for many years. Barbara was employed with the Department of the Navy and later as a supervisor with the Department of Agriculture in the Food Safety and Quality Service Department. Barbara was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. She was also an election judge in Takoma Park for many years. Barbara loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and was very involved in their lives. She volunteered with the Girl Scouts and Calvert Marine Museum. In her spare time, she enjoyed dancing, aerobics, yoga, playing Mahjong, traveling, going to the beach, and her dogs. Barbara also thoroughly enjoyed traveling to her family beach cottage in the Outer Banks and spending time with her close friends.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband Paul McCashin. She is survived by her children Patricia Kelly Chambers of Annapolis and Kate Dullnig of Reston, VA, grandchildren Elizabeth and Billy Chambers, brother Marvin Allen, Jr. and her companion Timothy Wakeman.

Following the service a reception will be held at The Pavilion at Solomons Landing.