SIDNEY - Barbara Ann Fagan, 93, of Sidney, passed away at 5:42 PM Friday, October 25, 2013 at Dorothy Love Retirement Community surrounded by her family.
She was born on July 6, 1920 in Piqua, Ohio, the daughter of the late George and Clara (Reineke) Schneider.
On October 23, 1939 she was married to Arthur Fagan, who preceded her in death.
Barbara is survived by two daughters; JoAnne Rudasill and husband Lonnie of Sidney, and Kay Swob and husband Bill of Sidney. A son, Wayne Fagan preceded her in death. Also surviving are her six grandchildren; Mark Gold and wife Kristina of Botkins, OH, Matthew Gold of Sidney, Jeff Marshal and wife Brooke of Sidney, Thomas Marshal and wife Andrea of Pickerington, OH, Gayla Patterson and husband Tom of Leesburg, FL, and Kimberly Shiverdecker of Dayton, OH. Barbara has ten great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren. Her siblings include six brothers; Phil Schneider and wife Caroline of Piqua, OH, Carolus Schneider and wife Judy of Kettering, OH, Denny Schneider and wife Sherri of Ripley, OH, Rudolph Schneider, Tony Schneider and Roman Schneider, all three of Piqua, OH.
Two sisters and one brother preceded her in death; Patricia Lyle, Theresa Culver and Francis Schneider.
Barbara was retired from the former Northtown IGA in Sidney, where she worked as a bookkeeper and cashier for more than 20 years.
She enjoyed gardening, baking, playing cards and spending time with her family.
Barbara was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church in Sidney, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 10:30 AM, with Rev. Daniel Schmitmeyer officiating. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Sidney. The family will receive friends this evening, Monday from 4 to 7 PM, and on Tuesday from 9:30 until 10:15 AM at the Cromes Funeral Home, 302 S. Main Ave.
Memorial contributions may be made to Senior Independence Hospice in memory of Barbara Ann Fagan. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy may be made to the Fagan family at our website, www.cromesfh.com