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Barbara Jane (Bartley) Blair

November 18, 1938 ~ January 11, 2022 (age 83)

Obituary

Barbara Jane (Bartley) Blair, 83, of Brookville, PA, passed away during the early morning hours of January 11, 2022, while at her home. She was born on November 18, 1938, to the late Alfred Raymond and Frances Jane (Barto) Bartley in Sligo, PA. Barbara was a 1956 graduate of Union School District. After graduation, she worked as a secretary for Beals Insurance in Knox, PA. She married Kenneth “Ken” Arthur Blair on August 18, 1957, also in Sligo; Ken survives her. She stayed home to raise three children, then worked for the Leader-Vindicator as social editor and proofreader. Later she worked part time for Columbia Gas Corp. She was a past member of Oak Grove Presbyterian Church and a member of Emerickville United Methodist Church. She taught Sunday School and served in women’s ministry. Barbara was a faithful follower of the Lord. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed reading and quilting. She enjoyed traveling south each winter to Myrtle Beach and going on bus trips. She loved spending time with her family, attending church and Sunday School, and having her quiet time with the Lord each day. In addition to her husband, Barbara is survived by three children; Karen D. (Blair) and her husband, Joseph Snyder of Indiana, PA; Rick A. Blair of DuBois, PA; Cathy J. (Blair) Hagen of Brookville, PA; five grandchildren; Brian Snyder and his wife, Vanessa; Erin Hagen; Justin Snyder and his wife, Jessica; Jessica (Blair) and her husband, Andrew Hannah; Erica (Blair) and her husband, Tyler Connelly; twelve great grandchildren; Jordan Hannah; Kaydence Connelly; Bethanie Hannah; Ayden Connelly; Benjamin Hannah; Lilly Connelly; Caleb Snyder; Lucia Snyder; Lincoln Connelly; Katherine Snyder; Zachary Snyder; Andrew Snyder; and one sister; Mary Emma (Bartley) Hooks of Newport, RI. Family and friends will be received on Friday, January 14, 2022, from 2pm to 5pm at the McKinney – d’Argy Funeral Home, 345 Main Street, Brookville, PA 15825. A second viewing will take place on Saturday, January 15, 2022, from 10am to 11am at the Emerickville United Methodist Church, 13345 Route 322, Brookville, PA 15825.  A funeral service will take place immediately following the second viewing, beginning at 11am and officiated by Pastor Gary Sheesley. Final interment will take place at Herman Cemetery in New Bethlehem, Clarion Co., PA. Online condolences and other information may be found by visiting www.mckinneydargy.com

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 14, 2022

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
McKinney - d'Argy Funeral Home
345 Main Street
Brookville, PA 15825

Visitation
Saturday
January 15, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Emerickville United Methodist Church (Brookville, PA)

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 15, 2022

11:00 AM
Emerickville United Methodist Church (Brookville, PA)

Interment
Saturday
January 15, 2022

1:00 PM
Clarion Co (Herman Cemetery, New Bethlehem, PA)

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