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Barbara L. Carl, 77, of New Columbia, went home to our Lord and was reunited with her loving husband, "Bud", on July 21, 2017, at the Watsontown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Watsontown.
She was born Feb. 23, 1940, at the family home in Milton, a daughter of the late Charles Lee and June (Spotts) Parker. On June 29, 1963, Barbara married Roland H. "Bud" Carl Jr. and they celebrated 45 years of marriage together until his death on May 26, 2009.

Barbara was a graduate of the Milton Area High School.
Prior to being the loving mother of five children she worked at the shoe factory in Milton. After all of her children were in school, she reentered the workforce at JPM, from where she retired.
Barbara was an avid bingo player and tried to help those in need however she could.

She is survived by one son, Michael L. Carl and his fiancé Tanya; four daughters, Angela J. Donlin and her husband Edward, Elizabeth S. Schleig and her significant other, Burton, Rebecca A. Kurtz and her fiancé Kevin, and Patty E. Hoey and her fiancé Elmer; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Lee Parker; and two sisters, Linda Noll and Nancy Hendricks,
In addition to her parents and husband, Barbara was preceded in death by one brother, Charles "Chuck" Parker.

A public viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the Dale Ranck Cremation & Funeral Care, 125 N. Front St., Milton, followed by the funeral at 11.
Burial will follow in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

Send online condolences at HeffnerCare.com.
Published on July 24, 2017
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