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Barbara A. Crawford

Barbara A. Crawford (nee O’Brien), 82, of LaGrange, went home to be in the arms of her Lord and Savior, surrounded by her family on Monday, June 16, 2014 at Keystone Pointe in LaGrange, after a lengthy illness. She was born October 23, 1931 in Elyria and was a lifelong resident there before moving to LaGrange in 2008.

Barbara worked as a Legal Secretary at Berks Title starting in 1972 and then the Midland Title Security Company in Elyria, retiring in 2004.

She was an avid reader of Christian Books, especially her Bible. She enjoyed cooking, spiritual music and crossword puzzles. Saturday nights would find her at her sister Mary’s home, playing cards and board games. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her daughter and grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughter, Gayle Clark of Grafton; grandchildren, Marshall and Miranda Clark of Grafton; sister, Mary Salsbury; nieces, Linda Kinter and Jean Pinter; nephews, Bill and Pat Salsbury.

She was preceded in death by her twin infant sons, Michael and Mark Crawford; parents, John F. and Orvella M. (nee Hastings) O’Brien; and sister, Margaret O’Brien.

Funeral Services will be Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 12 Noon in the Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Rd., North Ridgeville, where family will receive friends from 10 A.M. until time of service. Reverend Chris Robinson will officiate. Interment will be in Ridge Hill Memorial Park.

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