Barbara M. Platt, 87, of Deep River passed away January 22, 2023. Barbara was predeceased by her husband Elliot "Bud" Platt Jr. who were married for 59 years. Barbara is survived by her children Cheri Belz (Steven) of Old Lyme, Lisa Belval (Leo) of Ivoryton, Patti Maynard (Todd) of Essex and Michael Platt of Deep River; her grandchildren Jody Dube of Ledyard, Matthew Belz of Moodus, Alexandra Maynard of Essex, Leo Belval of Webster, TX, Nicholas Maynard of Essex and Alex Belval of Baltimore, MD; her siblings William Mesick Jr. of Florida, Thomas Mesick and John Mesick of New York. She was predeceased by her parents Eleanor Bohuslaw, William Mesick, and her brother Charles Mesick. She was born March 21, 1935, in Middletown and graduated from Draper High School in Schenectady, NY. Barbara co-owned with her husband Bud, Deep River Oil from 1974 until their retirement in 2009. Barbara enjoyed watching the Boston Red Sox, UCONN women’s basketball and traveling throughout the United States and Canada. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, January 31st at Fountain Hill Cemetery, 57 High Street, Deep River at 12:30 PM. To share a memory or to leave condolences please visit www.rwwfh.com.