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Barbara A. Barnes
February 4, 2023
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Barbara Ann Barnes, 84, a lifelong resident of Lackawaxen, PA passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2023 Delaware Valley Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Matamoras, PA. Barbara was the daughter of the late Vincent and Frances (Beck) Graber, she was born May 17,1938 in Lackawaxen, PA. Barbara retired from the mail room, Pike County Court House, Milford, PA.
Barbara was a member of St. Ann RC Church, Shohola, PA, she was also a member of the Lackawaxen Township Vol. Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary, and a member of the Fire Police. She received an award for voting in 60 consecutive elections. She was a member of the Highland Seniors.
Barbara was an avid sports woman, she enjoyed deer hunting, rides on the atv and snowmobile trips up north, up till the age of 78. In 2019 she purchased a new Chevrolet Corvette. She was young at heart. She also had a green thumb and loved her garden.
Barbara leaves behind her 2 sons; Joseph Barnes and wife Abigail of Lackawaxen, PA, and Kenneth Barnes and his wife Natalie of Mooresville, NC, 6 grandchildren: Curtis Barnes and his fiancé Lindsey Yealy, Jeanine Barnes and her companion Michael Shea, Hannah Hjerth, Lukas Hjerth, Greta Hjerth, Savannah Bustle and her hubsand Brian Bustle, 3 great grandchildren: Isaaic Bustle, Bruce Bustle and Layla Bustle, 2 brothers: Harry Graber and his wife Cherie, John Graber and his wife Shirilyn, 2 sisters: Elizabeth Myers and her husband Robert, Caroline O’Brien all of Shohola, PA, many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Barbara is predeceased by her husband Edward, brother Frederick “Butch” Graber and her companion Harry Kestler.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 10, 2023 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm, 7:00pm – 9:00pm and Saturday, February 11, 2023 from 11:00am to 12 noon at the Harrison Rasmussen Funeral Home, 3412 Rte 97, Barryville, NY 12719. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Ann RC Church, Shohola, PA at 12:30pm on Saturday, February 11, 2023. Christian burial will follow mass in Saint Mary Assumption Churchyard, Lackawaxen, PA .
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Barbara’s name to: Lackawaxen Township Volunteer Fire Dept.774 PA590, Lackawaxen, PA 18435.
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