The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

April 18, 2013

Barbara L. Barker

RICHLAND TOWNSHIP — BARKER – Barbara L., 58, Richland Township, died April 17, 2013, at Windber Hospice after a long battle with ovarian cancer. Born Nov. 30, 1954, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Donald H. and Dorothy H. (Stroud) Saylor. Survived by loving husband of 39 years, Rian C. Barker, whom she married Aug. 18, 1973; son, Brett, Pittsburgh; daughter, Caryn, Johnstown; brother, Keith (Paula) Saylor, Johnstown; and sister, Carolyn (J.D.) Rubal. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Barb was a 1972 graduate of Richland High School, where she participated as a majorette. Member of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church. Co-owner with her husband of This-N-That variety stores and wholesale. Formerly employed by Gee Bee Furniture store, Richland Middle School, Saylor Brothers Hardware and Green Earth Mechanical/Mission Critical Solutions. Barb enjoyed bowling, NASCAR races and volleyball, and was an avid fan of Pittsburgh sports teams. She was a loving wife and mother. Friends received from 1 to 4 and 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Monday at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, Pastors Custead, officiating. Interment, Richland Cemetery. Family suggests donations to Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Ave., Windber, Pa. 15963, or Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 1000 Scalp Ave., Johnstown, Pa. 15904. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.

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