June 7, 1926 to September 1, 2017
BEAVER FALLS – Marjorie E. Barker, 91, formerly of the Van Amber Road, died Friday afternoon, September 1, 2017.
Mrs. Barker was born in Lowville on June 7, 1926, a daughter of the late Antonias and Mildred E. (Johnson) Roy. She married Paul R. Barker on February 4, 1948, in Black River with Rev. Withington, officiating. Marj graduated from Lowville Free Academy and was a nurses’ aide at Lewis County General Hospital working throughout the hospital from 1963-1990. She especially loved the maternity ward. Marj loved the outdoors, gardening, even playing softball with her children and knitting sweaters.
She was a member of the Lowville Mennonite Church, where she was a member of the sewing circle. She was also a life member of the VFW Lewis County Memorial Post #6912.
She is survived by her children: Richard (Lisa) Roy, Edwin (Lisa), Leon (Teresa) Barker, Linda Jewett, Paul R. Barker, Jr., Mary Barker, Shelvie (Billy) Irvin, James Barker, Twila (George) Ottinger and son-in-law Raymond Dicob; her two sisters, Audrey Fenton and Tiny Gerow.
Marj is predeceased by her husband, Paul in 1998, a daughter, Anna E. Dicob, brothers, Dennis J. and “Tadpole”, a sister, Barbara Mansville and grandson, Dennis P. Dicob.
Calling hours are from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Friday, September 8, 2017, at the Sundquist Funeral Home followed by her memorial service at 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home with Rev. Evan Zehr, officiating. Burial will be in the New Bremen Rural Cemetery.
Online condolences may be shared at: www.sundquistfh.com