Gretchen Baringer, 99, of Dellroy, died Thursday, April 21, 2005 at Golden Age Retreat following a long illness. Born in Waynesburg, February 2, 1906, she was the daughter of the late David C. and Carrie A. (Dale) Ayers.
She was a metal worker at Republic Steel as well as a homemaker, farmer and worker at the Carrollton Pottery. She was a member of the Canton Baptist Temple. She is survived by her brother Cullen Ayers of Malvern; sister-in-law Pauline Ayers of Paris and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband Lester Baringer. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, April 23, 2005 in the Deckman-Bartley Funeral Home, Malvern with Rev. David Harmon officiating. Burial will be in New Harrisburg Cemetery. Calling hours will be Friday, 6 - 8 PM in the Deckman-Bartley Funeral Home, Malvern. Memorial contributions may be made to the Malvern Branch of the Carroll County District Library. Friends unable to attend may register online at our website: www.bartleyfuneralhome.com.