Jean Barker

Jean Barker

First Congregational Church of Tallmadge member, enjoyed bridge, reading, travel

Jean Barker, 92, died Aug. 11, 2014.

Born in Logansport, Ind., Mrs. Barker lived her adult life in the Akron area and was a member of the First Congregational Church of Tallmadge. She loved spending the holidays with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and enjoyed playing bridge, reading, traveling and her friends at Silver Lake Towers. Mrs. Barker was a Cleveland sports fan.

Preceded in death by her husband, William Barker, and granddaughter, Melissa Meighen, she is survived by her daughters, Jean (Kenneth) Bachmann of Greenville, S.C. and Jane (Michael) Meighen of Wadsworth; granddaughter, Julie (Michael) Maitino of Powell; grandsons, Richard (Sammi) Reif of Portage Lakes and Eric (Casey) Bachmann of Charlotte, N.C.; grandson-in-law, William McGrath of Aurora, Ill.; and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to First Congregational Church of Tallmadge, 85 Heritage Drive, Tallmadge Ohio 44278.

Donovan Bagnoli Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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