Barbara Mangiameli

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  • "Elliott and I remember Barbara having a sweet good humor..."
    - Deborah O'Reilly
  • "Dear John and Family, I well remember Barbara from the..."
    - Ann Graber
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Mangiameli, Barbara of Ackworth, IA, passed away January 23, 2013, after an eight year battle with ovarian cancer. Barbara was born on May 23, 1938 in the Bronx, NY. She met the love of her life, John, while working in New York City and they married on Halloween in 1959. She lived in NJ, Long Island, NY, St Louis and Columbia, MO and finally settled with her daughters' family in Ackworth, IA. She is survived by her husband John; son John DiBari, his wife Karen and their son Eli of Missoula, MT; and daughter Janice Pruett, her husband Ronald and their son Shane. Preceding her in death was her granddaughter Rachel Pruett. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Mercy Hospice in Johnston or the Ackworth Friends Church are appreciated. Services: Memorial services will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Ackworth Friends Church with family present to greet friends one hour prior to services. Online condolences may be made at

Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Feb. 13, 2013