Barbara Jean Starkey passed away very peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at the age of 85. At the time of her passing, she was surrounded with love by five of her children and spouses along with many grandchildren.
She was born Barbara Jean Ervin, in Ashtabula, Ohio, on Dec. 31, 1926.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lance and Gladys Ervin; her brother, Russ; and a son, Robin Lance Starkey.
She is survived by her wonderful sister, Monna (Michael) Mattiace of Hackettestown, N.J.; children, Frank Jr. (Bonnie) Starkey of Allen, Texas, Karen (Robert) Sharkey of Ashtabula, Ohio, Mark (Marty) Starkey of Westerville, Ohio, Shawn Starkey of Ashtabula, Ohio and Monna Anderson of Chillicothe, Ohio; grandchildren, Jeremy, Erika, Lance, Caitlin, Aaron, Hannah, Heather and Ciana; and great-grandchildren, Jesse, Taylor, Brooke, Chloe, Madison and soon to be great-grandson, Lincoln.
Her legacy continues. She loved her family very much. She also enjoyed nature and spending time at the beach.
Arrangements were handled by MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, Westerville, Ohio. Obituary and condolences at morelandfuneralhome.com and starbeacon.com.