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Barbara Ann Barber

March 8, 1936 August 10, 2018
Barbara Ann Barber
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Barbara Ann Barber (nee Friend), 82, of Fairlawn formerly of Elyria passed away Friday, August 10, 2018 at Western Reserve Hospital in Cuyahoga Falls, OH. She was born March 8 , 1936 in Toledo. Barbara was an awesome and beloved mother. She started the pre-school at Grace Lutheran Church in Elyria and was an avid trapshooter. Barbara enjoyed sewing , the Cleveland Cavs, Cleveland Indians, but most importantly she loved her grandchildren. Survivors include her husband of 60 years Jerry; daughters Jacqueline (Chris) Veach of Fairlawn, OH, Joanne (Mike) Treuel of Elyria, OH, Jennifer (Brian) Doucet of Akron, OH; sons James (Molly) of Cincinnati, Jeffrey Robert of Willoughby Hills, OH.; 11 grandchildren; twin sister Nancy (Bob) Gigax of Lebanon, OH. She was preceded in death by her parents Arthur and Edna Friend (nee Keier). Family will receive friends 4-7 PM Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria 440-322-4626. Funeral services will be 11 AM Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Grace Lutheran Evangelical Church 4441 Monroe St. Toledo, OH. 43613. Pastor Alan R. Swartz will officiate. Burial will be in Toledo Memorial Garden Cemetery Sylvania, OH. In lieu of flowers family suggests those who wish may make donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 505 North Parkway P.O. Box 3704 Memphis, TN. 38173Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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4:00 PM 8/14/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/14/2018 7:00:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Funeral Services 11 AM Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church 4441 Monroe St. Toledo, Ohio 43613

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Elyria 44035 OH
United States

Cemetery Details


Toledo Memorial Park Final Resting Place

6382 Monroe St.
Sylvania, OH 43560

6382 Monroe St. Sylvania 43560 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital P.O. Box 1000 Department 142 Memphis, TN. 38101-9908


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