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April 14, 2014
Claire Janov Barker, 69, of Pottsville, formerly of Mahanoy City, died unexpectedly Monday at Schuylkill Medical Center-South Jackson Street.
Born in Mahanoy City, she was a daughter of the late Gilbert and Ethel Thompson Janov.
She was a 1963 graduate of Mahanoy Area High School and a graduate of Einstein Medical College, Philadelphia, where she received her degree in nursing.
Claire worked most of her career as a registered nurse and was of the Jewish faith.
Survivors include two sisters, Penny Yutko and her husband, Joseph, Buck Mountain, and Deborah Alligood and her husband, Vern, Centerville, Va.; a brother, Bernard "Barry" Janov and his wife, Debi, San Diego, Calif.; nieces and nephews.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. There will not be any calling hours. David D. Jarrett Funeral Home, Mahanoy City, is in charge of arrangements. Please visit www.jarrettfuneralhome.com for more information.
David D. Jarrett Funeral Home
201 E. Pine Street Mahanoy City, PA 17948
Published in Republican & Herald on Apr. 16, 2014