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Barbara Jane Mirrlees

July 13, 1940 ~ July 3, 2018 (age 77)

Barbara Jean Mirrlees of 252 East Main Street, Salem, WV, passed away at her home on June 1, 2018. Barbara was born July 12, 1939, in Ontario, Canada, and was always proud of her Canadian citizenship. In 1950 she moved with her family to Buffalo, NY, and she later lived in Los Angeles, CA, and Salem, WV.

Barbara was employed at the First United Methodist Church in Clarksburg, WV, and the Stanley Technical Center, and later at the Salem, WV, library. She was a member of Harrison County Senior Citizens.

Barbara loved to knit and she shared her gifts with hats for the United Hospitals Center, Clarksburg, and baby layettes for their newborn center. She also knitted sweaters for the Highland Educational Project in McDowell County, WV.

Barbara is survived by a son, Neil Umetsu of Virginia and her Prince of Peace Episcopal Church family. A memorial service will be held November 4, 2018, at 2 pm at Prince of Peace Episcopal Church, Jacob’s Run Rd in Salem, WV, with the Rev. Pamela Shier officiating. 


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