Barbara E. Scott Kiersted

Barbara E. Scott Kiersted, 65, of Scranton, died Tuesday at Commonwealth Hospice at the Regional Hospital of Scranton. She was the widow of Wilbur T. Kiersted, who died Feb. 19, 1996.

Born March 19, 1948, in Hackensack N.J., daughter of Edith S. Scott and the late George R. Scott Sr., she worked for Ford Motor Co. for many years before retirement.

Barbara was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be deeply missed by all of her family.

Also surviving are two sons, Alan Kiersted and wife, Maria; and George Kiersted and wife, Chrissy Kiersted; a daughter, Kathleen Steed and husband, James; a brother, George R. Scott Jr.; four grandchildren, Allison, Brooke, Thomas and Anthony; a niece, Missy Sherman; a nephew, Steven Scott; and their families.

The funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Thomas J. Hughes Funeral Home Inc., 1240 St. Ann's St., Scranton, with services by the Rev. Daniel G. Jones. Interment, private at the convenience of the family.

Friends may call Thursday, noon to 2 p.m.

Published in Scranton Times on Apr. 3, 2013