Obituary

Jane Adams Barber

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TUNKHANNOCK — Jane Adams Barber, of Tunkhannock, died on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at home. She was born in Pittston on Dec. 2, 1927, daughter of the late Raymond and Gertrude (Nellie) Gill Adams.

She was a graduate of Hughestown High School, Class of 1945, and the Wyoming Seminary Business School. She worked for a few years at the Kirby Health Center in Wilkes-Barre and then took on her cherished position as a homemaker and mother.

She was a former member of the West Pittston Women's Club, Pittston DAR and the Pittston Eastern Star. She was a member of the Lake Winola Cottagers Association. She enjoyed playing bridge weekly with a group of ladies from the Tunkhannock area.

In her youth, she developed a love for horses and carried her love for this over to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was the best horse show mom and grandma.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert D. Barber Sr., in 2012, and also by son-in-law George (Chip) Bunnell Jr., who passed away in 2010.

Surviving is a son, Robert Jr. and Eileen Barber, of Lake Winola, and daughter Susan Bunnell, of Tunkhannock; grandchildren, Robert and Jessica Barber III, Michael Barber, Kelly Barber, Julie and Brian Jenkins and Kaitlyn Kettell; and great-grandchildren, Jamison and Robert IV Barber, Adison Eagono, Nikolette Kettell and Brian Jenkins. Also surviving are her longtime canine companions, Boomer and Sadie.

Family and friends are invited to attend Jane's funeral services which will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, PA 18657. Interment will follow in Mountainview Memorial Park, Harding. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home and from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday.

The family wishes to thank the Northmoreland Ambulance Association, Hospice of the Sacred Heart and especially their mother's care givers, Mandy and Kara.

Please visit the funeral home website to share memories or extend condolences.


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Sheldon - Kukuchka Funeral Home - Tunkhannock
73 West Tioga Street
Tunkhannock, PA 18657
570-836-3321
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Published in Times Leader from Feb. 12 to Feb. 13, 2019
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