Barbara Jean Risher
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On the evening of Nov. 13, Barbara Jean, age 85, passed away of complications from Alzheimer's disease while residing in the Memory Unit at St. Joseph's. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Rose and Porus Landis, and by her second husband, Harry Fryman, who died approximately 10 years ago. She was retired from United Engineering/Wean United. Her first husband, Bobby J. Risher, had continued to befriend her and greatly helped with her care for the last three years.
Barbara is survived by her only child, a daughter, Pamela Clymore and her husband, Daniel of Louisville. She also leaves a grandson, Lance Galentine and his wife, Lisa; and two great-grandchildren, Garrett and Maggie .
She is being cremated and there will be no services or calling hours. Barbara had always been an animal lover and memorial contributions can be made to the Stark County Humane Society. The family wishes to thank St. Joseph's and Akron General Hospice .
Published in The Repository from Nov. 16 to Nov. 17, 2012