BARBARA FRANCES STARKEY, 64, of Bellaire, OH, died Monday, October 31, 2011 in Houston, Texas.
She was born June 12, 1947 in Bellaire, a daughter of the late Andrew and Frances Zemba Kazmirski.
Barbara was department manager at Belmont Community Hospital Respiratory Therapy, was a certified Respiratory Therapist, member of the Hospital Auxiliary and St. John Catholic Church.
In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Larry A. Starkey in 2008.
Surviving are 2 children; Tim StarkeySharon Creamer of Bellaire, Tiffany Sommer and her husband Todd of Houston, TX, a sister, Marie Berher and her husband Bob of St. Clairsville, a brother, Andy Kazmirski and his wife Kathy of Shadyside, 6 grandchildren; Julia Starkey, Ty, Tanna and Tate Sommer, Devin and Cody Creamer, several nieces and nephews and Skitters the cat.
Friends will be received on Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 2-4 and 6-8pm at the Bauknecht Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 441-37th St., Bellaire.
Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Thursday at 10:00am in St. John Catholic Church with Father Dan Heusel as celebrant.
Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Bellaire.
A vigil service will be held on Wednesday at 7:30pm in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Spirit of 76 Fire Department.
Online condolences may be extended to the family at altmeyer.com.