Barbara Waxler
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Barbara Cushman Waxler of Ardmore died peacefully on June 3, 2013, surrounded by loved ones. She was a beloved wife, sister, mother, and daughter. Barbara received her B.A. in Economics from Connecticut College for Women, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa, and received her LL.B. from Columbia University Law School, where she was one of the youngest graduates in the school's history. Following Columbia, she practiced law, was a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and attended medical school in New York City. She married Dr. Edward Bernard Waxler in June 1965. They lived in Alden Park, in Germantown, and then in Waycross, Georgia, where Dr. Waxler was a partner in a cardiology practice. Following her husband's death in 1977 at the young age of 37, Barbara relocated to Ardmore with her two children, Andrew and Caroline. She was an active parent at the Episcopal Academy, from which her children graduated. She was admitted to the bar in Pennsylvania and practiced law in both Montgomery and Delaware counties. Barbara enjoyed her volunteer work around the Main Line through the years. She was thankful for her friends who provided her with a good debate, a good laugh, and a cherished memory. She is survived by her son, Dr. Andrew Reed Waxler (Laurie); grandchildren, Eric, Abigail, and Emily Waxler; daughter, Caroline Waxler Levitt (Michael); and sister, Joan Rosenberg. She was predeceased by her parents Dr. Meyer and Beatrice Molinsky, of Larchmont, New York, and her husband, Dr. Edward Bernard Waxler. The interment will take place at West Laurel Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to either the Russian Children's Welfare Society, 200 Park Ave. South, Ste. 1508, New York, NY 10003, or The Okefenokee Heritage Center, 1460 N. Augusta Ave., Waycross, GA 31503. Stuard Funeral Home


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Published in Main Line Media News from Jun. 4 to Jun. 9, 2013.
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June 29, 2013
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June 18, 2013
God Bless His Angel and Her Family
Andrew K
June 15, 2013
Joan & Family, Please accept our deepest condolences on the loss of your beloved Barbara. "The Lord giveth & the Lord taketh away." May she rest in heavenly peace.
Thomas & Christine Matteo
June 10, 2013
May your loved one rest in peace and may you all find solace.
S Sienko
June 10, 2013
Dear Joan and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. She most suredly will be missed, but cherish and keep her memory close to your hearts. God Bless, Anthony Calandra
anthony calandra
June 10, 2013
To Joan and Family, May the love of friends and cherished memories carry you through your grief.
Cassie and Alex Green
June 10, 2013
Joan and family,
My sincere sympathy to all of you at this time.
In reading this notice it is apparent that Mrs. Waxler accomplished much in her life.
Cherish the memories.
Donna Centracchio
June 7, 2013
A brilliant, vivacious lady,who collected jewelery and her most precious were Caroline and Andrew, along with her grandchildren and family! A fiercely loyal friend, she will be truly missed! Joan and Britt
Britton Murdoch
June 7, 2013
To family and friends , so sorry for your loss. She will always be in your heart until someday you meet again.
June 7, 2013
Caroline, I am so sorry to hear of your loss.
I know how special your mom was to you.
Carol Vinelli
June 6, 2013
Dr. Waxler,

So sorry for your loss
Janelle Wollfe
June 6, 2013
Dear Joan & family, precious memories of your loved one will live on with you, Barbara will be fondly remembered by all who knew her. X
June 5, 2013
My sincerest condolences to Barbara's family and friends, especially to Barbara's loving and devoted sister Joan. Rest in peace Barbara.
Jen Kunath
June 5, 2013
My sincerest condolences go out to Barbara's family and friends, especially to Barbara's loving and devoted sister Joan. The obituary states that Barbara passed peacefully surrounded by family, and I hope those words can bring you comfort and eventually peace. Rest in peace Barbara.
Jen Kunath
June 5, 2013
Our hearts are heavy and we send deep condolences to Barbara's family and friends. She was a role model and inspirational life force.
Linda Antonioli
June 5, 2013
Caroline, I am so sorry for your loss. I know you will miss your mom. I still remember her from your Waycross days and the time I visited you in your new home. Lyn Gaston Jacobs, Waycross, GA
June 5, 2013
Joan and family. So sorry for your loss.
Ma she rest in peace.
Rowena Hamby
June 5, 2013
Joan and family. I am so sorry for you loss. God Bless.
Rowena Hamby
June 5, 2013
Rest in Peace in the arms of the Angels.
Deirdre Butti
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