Sandra L. Barnish

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  • "Tony, Billie, and family, I am so sorry for your loss...."
    - Geneva Szafran
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SMETHPORT, Pa. - Sandra L. Barnish, 71, formerly of Eldred, passed away Saturday (July 26, 2014) at the VA Western New York Healthcare System.
Born Nov. 26, 1942, in Bradford, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Katheryn Beightol Nuhfer. On Feb. 27, 1963, she married Al Barnish Jr., who survives.
Mrs. Barnish was a 1960 graduate of Otto-Eldred High School, and served with the U.S. Navy from January 1960 to January 1963. She was employed at Olean General Hospital as a nurse assistant from 1981 to 2005, and later as a cashier at Walmart from 2004 until her retirement in 2005.
When living in Eldred, she was a member of the Eldred United Methodist Church. She enjoyed filing, and organizing and going to yard sales.
Surviving in addition to her husband, and her stepmother, Jeanne Nuhfer of Mansfield, Ohio, are a son, Tony (Billie) Barnish of Smethport; two daughters, Shirley (JoLynne Leet) Wolf of Smethport and Donna (Matt) Morris of Smethport; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren; three brothers, Robert (Margaret) Nuhfer of Virginia, Frank (Cheryl) Nuhfer of Maryland and Ronald (Linda) Nuhfer of Bradford; three sisters, Patricia (Bob) Pratt of Eldred, Carol (Chuck Flagg) Jordan of Olean and Katheryn (John) Wojtanik of Olean.
She was preceded in death by a son, Al Barnish III, in 1993; a granddaughter, Savannah Barnish, in 1987; and a sister, Darlene Nuhfer, in 2005.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday (July 30, 2014) at the Frame Funeral Home in Eldred, at which time funeral services will be held with the Rev. Jay Tennies officiating. Burial will be in Lamphier Cemetery, Eldred.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a .
Online condolences may be made at www.framefuneralhome.com
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Published in The Olean Times Herald on July 28, 2014
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