Barbara E. Lumia, 66, of Nanticoke, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at the Timber Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Plains Township.
Born in Morristown, Pa., on March 10, 1947, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Gertrude Pendleberry Salvagno.
Barbara was formerly employed at the Nanticoke State Hospital and then the Nanticoke Special Care Hospital as a dietary aide.
She was preceded in death by daughters, Barbara Lumia Nogic and Christine Henderson Partash.
Surviving are her daughter, Patricia Lumia, Wilkes Barre; son, Mark, Larksville; her eight grandchildren, whom she cherished more than life itself, Nicole, Mark, Lauren, Morgan, Hailey, Devon, Sean and Connor; sister, Patricia Salvagno; and brothers, Alfred Salvagno and David Hospodor.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday from the Earl W. Lohman Funeral Home Inc., 14 W. Green St., Nanticoke, with the Rev. Barry Lohman officiating. Friends may call from 5 p.m. until time of service. Interment will be in the Nanticoke Cemetery.