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Barbara E. (nee Walker) LaRue

Obituary for Barbara E. (nee Walker) LaRue

June 25, 1941 - June 6, 2018
Willow Grove, Pennsylvania | Age 76


Barbara E. LaRue (nee Walker), of Willow Grove, passed away into God's loving care on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. She was 76 years old. "Barb", as she was affectionately known by her family and friends, was born on June 25, 1941 to the late Thomas W. Walker, II. and Sarah J. (nee Stewart) Walker in Philadelphia, PA. She was the wife to the late Philip R. LaRue, Sr. who passed away in 2002. Barb attended and graduated in 1959 from Mastbaum Vocational Technical High School and for many years served as President of the school's alumni association. She worked as an Executive Secretary for Downs Carpet Company for over 20 years. Barb was also a member of Church of the Advent Episcopal Church in Hatboro where she served on the church vestry and took care of handling church documents.

Barb is survived by her three loving children; Karen Marchione and her husband Michael, Suzanne Warren and her husband Douglas, and Philip R. LaRue, Jr. and his wife Helen as well as one granddaughter, Madeline Marchione. She is predeceased by her siblings; Thomas W. Walker, III, Kenneth S. Walker, Theodore R. Walker, and Carole A. Walker. Barb is survived by her brother, Dennis A. Walker.

Relatives and friends are invited to Barb's Life Celebration on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the Church of the Advent Episcopal Church, 12 Byberry Rd. Hatboro, PA 19040 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. followed by her funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Rosedale Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Barb's name may be made to the church at the above address or to the Jules E. Mastbaum Alumni Association at Family services are entrusted under the care of Craft-Givnish of Abington, Inc. 215-659-2000.

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