Barber Jr., John Letherman

November 15, 2005

JOHN LETHERMAN BARBER JR., 82 of Crisfield, MD, formerly of Baltimore, died Saturday, November 12, 2005 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. Born in Roscoe, PA, he was the son of the late John L. and Beatrice Barber. Mr. Barber was a US Navy Veteran serving in the South Pacific on the USS Canberra C70 in WWII. He retired from Bethleham Steel after 31 years in the electronic department. He was a member of the International Order of Odd Fellows and a lifetime Ham Radio enthusiast. John was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Survived by his wife of 59 years: Catherine D. Barber, two daughters: Delphine Duschel and her husband Louis of Baltimore, Cynthia Conner and her husband John of Crisfield, three sons: John Barber and wife Patricia of Spokane, WA, Edward and his wife Diana of Snow Hill, and Michael Barber of Baltimore, sisters: Marie Bafile of Roscoe, PA, Beatrice Carmello of Fontana, CA, Anna Mae Klos of St. Clairesville, OH, Ina Bilitski of Roscoe, PA brothers; James Barber of Roscoe, PA and Frank Barber of Roscoe, PA, grandchildren: Richard and Andre Villasenor, John L. Barber IV, Sean Barber, Michelle Sloan, Gregory Dowell, Miranda, Mikayla, and Rachel Conner and great grandchildren: R. Collin, Garrett, Dylan, Austin, Trenton, Christopher, Juliana, Angelina, Sirus and Ariella. He was preceded in death by his sister Melissa Fisher and brother Richard Barber. A funeral service will be held Friday, November 18, 2005 at 11:00 am at Holloway Funeral Home in Salisbury where friends may call Thursday, November 17, 2005 from 6 to 8 PM and Friday from 10 to 11 AM. Interment will be Friday at Wicomico Memorial Park in Salisbury. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be sent to The American Heart Association, 415 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201-4101 or The American Cancer Society-Wicomico County Unit, PO Box 163, Salisbury, MD 21801. Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. Visit www.delmarvaobits.com to send condolences to the family.

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