ANN HUDSON BARBER, 83 Ann Hudson Barber, 83, entered into rest on March 24, 2013. Ann was born to the late Leo Hudson and Maude Gibson Hudson on Sept. 13, 1929, in Pottstown, PA. Ann was married to the late William (Bill) Barber, Jr., who was also raised in Pottstown. Ann and Bill left Pottstown with their young boys in pursuit of opportunities, and the family has returned to Pottstown on a regular basis to visit their family members and friends. They lived in York, PA, Stanford, California, Washington, DC, and also St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Ann was living in Washington, DC, at the time of her passing. She loved to travel all over the world with her family, and enjoyed visiting places such as Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, England, France, Greece, Holland, Italy, Spain, Panama Canal, Mexico, many Caribbean Islands, and over 30 of the 50 states in the US. She will always be remembered as a wonderful mother, and a kind, loving and caring person who was a friend to all. Ann is survived by her adoring family, William Barber III and his wife, Laura of Reston, Virginia; Dave Barber and his wife, Michele of St. Thomas, VI, and Scott Barber and his wife Judy of St. Thomas, VI. Her son, Richard Barber, whose wife Lori resides in Ireland, preceded Ann in death. Also surviving are two brothers, Paul Hudson and William Dunn, and one sister, Barbara Towson, all of Pottstown, PA. Ann had seven grandchildren, Aisha Barber and her husband, James Parlier; Aja Barber; Ayana Barber; John Barber; Jovani Barber Peter and her husband, Greig Peter; Rich Barber Jr. and wife, Jeanette, and Ryan Barber; many great grand children, nieces, nephews, and god children, and friends too numerous to mention. A Celebration of Life is planned for Ann Barber on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at the Bethel AME Church in Pottstown, PA, at 11 a.m. Ann will rest in peace next to her late husband, William Barber, Jr. in Pughtown, PA. Please view the online memorial at http://www.valleyoflife.com/annbarber/
. At this memorial website, you can sign the guest book, and also share special memories.
Published by The Mercury from Apr. 2 to Apr. 3, 2013.