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Barbara L. Maxwell, 74, of New Castle passed away the afternoon of July 4, 2017, at her residence.
Born on July 30, 1942, in Garrison, Pa., she was the daughter of the late James and Ruth McClellan Lough. Surviving at home is her beloved husband of 56 years, Gerald F. Maxwell Jr., whom she married on Dec. 25, 1960.
Barbara had worked in the cafeteria for Shenango School District. She attended the Full Deliverance Gospel Tabernacle Church. Barbara enjoyed cooking and baking.
In addition to her husband, Barbara is survived by her children, Gerald Maxwell III and wife Connie, James Maxwell, John Maxwell and wife Tammy, and Christine Fedrizzi, all of New Castle; brothers, Larry Lough of Slippery Rock, Gary Lough of New Castle, Charles Lough of New Castle, and Paul Lough of Polk, Pa.; sister, Rebekah Babiarz of New Castle; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Private services were held at Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory 941 S. Mill St., officiated by Rev. Andrew Shaffer, hospice chaplain.
Interment took place in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Published on July 7, 2017
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