Barbara M. Walker, 80, of Longvue Ave. Ellwood City (North Sewickley Twp.) passed away Monday, February 15, 2016 at Cranberry Place following an extended battle with diabetes.
Born September 20, 1935 in Youngstown, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late William and Harriet Ellen Wardle Maronde. She was married for 50 years to Dale Walker who survives.
Barbara graduated from East High School in 1953 where she had the leading role in many high school plays. She worked in the offices at Century Food Market and National Tea Company, both in Youngstown. She retired from Keystone Bakery in West Bridgewater. Barbara was an active member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. She enjoyed music, attending plays, and going to movies. She also was an avid reader and loved to cook.
In addition to her husband, Dale, survivors include a sister, Janet Lee Ohlringer of Austintown, Ohio; and brother in law, Robert G. Walker of Dayton, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her parents, in laws, daughter, Lottie Sue Walker, and a brother in law, Donald G. Walker.
Funeral Services for Barbara will be held at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Ellwood City on Friday, February 19 at 11:00 am with her pastor, Rev. Peggy Suhr Barkley officiating. Interment will follow in the Green Haven Memorial Gardens in Austintown, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church Organ Fund, 207 Spring Ave. Ellwood City, PA 16117.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marshall Funeral Home, Ellwood City.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.
I am so sad to hear of the passing of Barb. She was one of the nicest, kind and understanding people I have ever met. The two of you had a wonderful life together….remember the good times.
I am so sad to hear about Mrs. Walker. I remember my mom and dad always enjoying time with the old gang. My prayers are with you and your family. Pepi Wasilewski Baker
My father, Dennis Partridge enjoyed the conversations and meals he shared with you over the years. He sends his condolences as Barbara will be dearly missed. Indeed we are sorry for your loss.
Dennis & Bill Partridge