Maxine Mae Briggs Barker
Memory Chapel member
Maxine Mae Briggs Barker, 85, of Eighty Four, died Wednesday, January 30, 2013, in Country Meadows of South Hills, South Fayette Township.
She was born September 26, 1927, in Lone Pine, a daughter of the late Ray and Mary Crile Briggs.
Mrs. Barker was a member of Memory Chapel on Vanceville Road in Eighty Four.
She enjoyed refinishing furniture, gardening, canning, helping others and spending time with her family.
On July 7, 1946, she married Lawrence H. Barker, who died January 19, 1988.
Surviving are two sons, Anthony “Tony” Barker of Eighty Four and Harry L. (Jody) Barker of Eighty Four; three grandchildren, Joshua (Danielle) Barker, Aimee Barker and Daniel Barker; four great-grandchildren, Noah Barker, Avery Barker, Chloe Micelli and Azekiel Barker; two brothers, Lawrence (Becky) Briggs of Ten Mile and Ivan “Ike” Briggs of Washington; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased, in addition to her husband and parents, are three sisters, Lois Henderson, Mary Louise Reed and Laura Jean Lyle; two brothers, Milo Briggs and Ray Briggs Jr.; an infant brother, Donald Briggs; an infant sister, Gwendolia Briggs; and two half brothers, Lester and Harold Garrett.
Family and friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in Nichol Funeral Home, 1873 East Maiden Street, Washington, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 2, with the Rev. Gary Schneider officiating. Interment will follow in Lone Pine Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial donations may be made to Memory Community Chapel, 761 Vanceville Road, Eighty Four, PA 15331. A guest book may be signed at www.nicholfuneralhome.com.