Candace Boeh Keller Barackman, of Fairfield, the wife of Robert Barackman, died Aug. 9.

Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, she settled in Fairfield in 1982. She began her career in education when she was 19, and until her recent retirement, she had taught at Greenwich Academy for the past 27 years. With her family, she enjoyed worldwide travel, particularly ocean cruises.

Survivors, in addition to her husband of 28 years, she is survived by four children, Frank Keller and his wife, Geralyn, of Massachusetts, Kimberly (Keller) Raveis and her husband, Christopher, of Fairfield, Melissa Troiano and her husband, Edward, of Hamden, and Julie Swensgard and her husband, Scott, of Georgia; five grandchildren, Laci, Charlotte and William Raveis III, Mia Troiano and Nicholas Swensgard; her mother, Ruth Boeh, of Texas; two siblings, Michael Boeh and his wife, Barbara, of Ohio, and Valerie Wickett and her husband, Rick, of Texas, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her father, William Boeh.

Calling hours will from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road. A memorial Mass will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, in St. Pius X Church, 834 Brookside Drive. Burial will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Greenwich Academy, 200 North Maple Ave., Greenwich, CT 06830; note, "Scholarship funds in honor of Candace Barackman." To sign an online guest register book, visit