Mafalda Ann Barr

  • "Sorry to hear of your loss. Alan and Margie Patterson"
    - Alan Patterson
  • "Prayers are with you all. She was a special lady. She..."
    - Dena Knowles
  • "Aunt Mafalda, May God's perpetual light shine upon you...."
    - Nick and Lori Chillemi
  • "Cindy, I know this is a hard time for you. Your Mom was a..."
    - Nick Chillemi
  • "Cindy, I fondly remember your mom from the times we hung..."
    - Pam Brown Creadon

Barr Mafalda Ann Barr, age 90, of Columbus, passed away on Monday, April 28, 2014 at Riverside Hospital Hospice. Born in Pavonia, Ohio to the late Redentore and Lucia Stirp, who immigrated from Italy. Also preceded in death by husband Mervin Barr, U.S. Marine Corps Combat Veteran, WWII, sisters Malinda Stirp, Viola Chillemi, Annie Elsasser, Sandra Cox, brothers Johnny, Pat and James Stirp. Survived by children, Cynthia (Robert) Calender, Thomas Barr, Mark (Jennifer) Barr, and Timothy (Terri) Barr; grandchildren Brigitte, Natalie, Tiffany, Andrea, Jared, Ryan, Jeffrey, Justine, Allison, Alexandra, Jon, Ben; and eight great-grand-children; sisters, Helen Walbert, Mary Bohland and Jo Metzger. Mafalda was a longtime member of St. Anthony Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family and gardening. Mafalda will be sadly missed for her kind spirit by her family and friends. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Thursday, May 1, 2014 at St. Anthony Church, 1300 Urban Dr., Columbus, OH 43229. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at RUTHERFORD-CORBIN FUNERAL HOME, 515 High St., Worthington, OH 43085. Contributions may be made to St. Anthony Church in her memory. Burial Resurrection Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Apr. 29, 2014