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Barbara Brittingham Monaghan Obituary
Barbara Brittingham Monaghan, 86, of Parkesburg, passed away on Friday, March 21, 2014, at the Neighborhood Hospice Inpatient Unit in West Chester.
She was the wife of John S. "Jack" Monaghan and her first husband, the late Albert S. Lawson.
Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late David and Belle Lawrence Brittingham.
Barb was a 1945 graduate of Parkesburg High School, a 1948 graduate of the Chester County Hospital as a registered nurse and a 1965 graduate of West Chester State College with a bachelor's degree in education.
She retired in 1990 as a school nurse from The Coatesville Area Senior High School with 26 years of service. Previously, she worked at Chester County Hospital.
She was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church of Parkesburg.
She was also a member of the Chester County Retired Teachers, GFWC Caln Civic Club, the Chester County Hospital Alumni Association and the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees.
Barbara is survived, in addition to her husband, by a son, Peter Lawrence Lawson and wife, Judy, of North Carolina; two grandchildren, Matthew and Kristina; three stepchildren, Carol Wood, Keith Monaghan and Kathy Monaghan: three step-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Peggy Hill; and step-grandchild, Kevin Monaghan.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 27, at the Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St., Parkesburg, followed by interment in the Upper Octorara Cemetery.
Viewing will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be posted at www.wildefuneralhome.com.
Published in Daily Local News on Mar. 24, 2014
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