Barbara Schuster, 62, a resident of Moosic, died Saturday evening at home after a lengthy illness.
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Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Robert J. and Mary Hastings Bolchune, she was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ and a graduate of West Scranton High School, class of 1967. She was active with the Marion Terrace Boys & Girls Club, Wilkes Barre, the Moosic Heights Crime Watch and the Downtown Scranton Crime Watch. Before her illness, she was employed for 25 years by Schott North America Inc., Duryea, as an executive secretary. She was loved by those who knew her and she will be missed.
The family would like to thank the Heartland Hospice for its kind and compassionate care and Schott North America Inc. for its support and kindness.
Surviving are a sister, Esther Phillips, Moosic; two brothers, William B. Bol-chune, Scranton; and Robert J. Bolchune, Throop; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. from the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave., Scranton, with services at 11 in Trinity United Church of Christ, Prospect Avenue and Beech Street, Scranton, by the Rev. Harrison Putnam, pastor. Interment, First Primitive Methodist Church Cemetery, Dickson City.
Friends may call Tuesday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Go to www.millerbeanfh.com for additional funeral information, directions or to submit an online condolence card.
Published in Scranton Times on May 2, 2011