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Barbara S. (Smith) May

January 9, 1936 — March 30, 2017

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Mrs. Barbara S. May, 81, of Donahoe Manor Road, Bedford, formerly of Quaker Valley Road, Alum Bank, died Thursday, March 30th, 2017 at Donahoe Manor.

Mrs. May was born in Johnstown on January 9, 1936,  the daughter of the late Warren R. and Anna (Barefoot) Smith.

On August 22, 1952, she married Edward C. May.  He preceded her in death on November 26, 2016.

She is survived by  Son- Robert E. husband of Margie (Stufft) May, New Paris; Daughter- B. Suzanne wife of Wayne Diehl, Schellsburg; Son- Jeffrey L. husband of Janice (Foor) May, Cessna; Son- Steven W. husband of Janice (Brady) May, Alum Bank; Daughter- Angela R. wife of Tracy Shaffer, New Paris; Daughter- Annette J. Zimmerman, Bedford; Sister- A. Jean wife of Eugene Hinton, Ocala, FL. She is also survived by ten grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a great granddaughter, Addison.

Barbara was a member of the Alum Bank United Methodist Church.  She was a homemaker and, until her retirement, she worked in the cafeterias for Chestnut Ridge School District.  Barbara was a member of the PA Association of School Retirees and a former Brownie Troop Leader.  She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, sister, and friend and she will be missed.

A Memorial Service will be held at Jack H. Geisel Funeral Home, Inc, Pleasantville at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 1st, 2017 with Rev. Kurt Knobel officiating.

Interment will be held privately at Pleasantville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. May to the Alum Bank Fire Company, 6738 King Saint Clair Rd, Alum Bank, PA 15521 or to the Chestnut Ridge Ambulance Service, 4037 Quaker Valley Rd, Alum Bank, PA 15521.

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