Barbara Strawbridge
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Obituary of Barbara J. Strawbridge

Mrs. Barbara J. Strawbridge, 83, of Titusville, passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at her home.

                She was born in Titusville on September 23, 1936 to the late Fred J. and Myrtle Stearns Patterson.

                Barbara graduated from Colestock High School.

                She married Kenneth B. Strawbridge on September 23, 1955.  He preceded her in death on May 19, 2002.

                Barbara worked as a nursing aide at Wesbury United Methodist Retirement Community in Meadville for over fifteen years.  She retired in 2001.

                She was a lifelong member of the Diamond Evangelical United Methodist Church.

                Barbara belonged to the Red Hat club and the Diamond Homemakers club.  She enjoyed watching game shows and NASCAR, playing dominos, and going out to eat with her friends.

                She is survived by two sons, Burdell Strawbridge and wife Mary Lou of Titusville, and Ryan Strawbridge and wife Linda of Laurel, MT; a sister, Beverly Madigan of LaQuinta, CA; five grandchildren, Travis Strawbridge and wife Katie, Lisa Coburn and husband Chad, Jodi Strawbridge, BJ Strawbridge, and Taylor Strawbridge; fifteen greatgrandchildren; and three nephews.

                Barbara was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Patterson, and step-father, Taylor Peebles.

                Friends and family may call at the Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home, 303 N. Washington St., Titusville, PA 16354, on Tuesday, November 26 from 4 to 7 PM.  The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 27 at 11 AM at the Diamond Evangelical United Methodist Church, 1206 Meadville Rd., Titusville, PA 16354 with Pastor Jerome Alsdorf officiating.

                Interment will be in East Troy Cemetery.

                Memorial contributions can be made to the Diamond Evangelical United Methodist Church, 1206 Meadville Rd., Titusville, PA 16354.