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Barbara Ellen Carnes

March 14, 1935 — September 25, 2023

Pleasant Hills

Barbara Carnes, age 88, long-time resident of Pleasant Hills, and member of the Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her daughters on September 25, 2023. She was born Barbara Ellen Lovell on March 14, 1935, in Brentwood, Pennsylvania, an only child of Frederick L. and Helen (McAllister) Lovell.

Barb grew up in Brentwood and graduated from Brentwood High School in 1954. She worked in the retail Industry for over 40 years. Barb was also an avid gardener and had been a volunteer at her church and Meals-on-Wheels.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 64 years, Thomas Arthur Carnes (May 26, 2021) and her parents. Barb is survived by four daughters, Nancy Carnes, Ellen (Frank) Marchilena, Jane (Craig) Smith and Laura (Dennis) Dzubinski; eleven grandchildren, Lauren (Brad) Bauman, Branden Smith, Dennis (Amber) Dzubinski, Mary (Mark) Brehm, Annie (Brent) Winters, Cassie, Shelby, Tave, Belle, Ben and Jeremiah Dzubinski and ten great grandchildren, Sloan, Georgia and Coleman Stewart, Logan, Eli, Lena and Stella Dzubinski, and Nora, Darla and Beau Brehm.

A Memorial Service honoring Barb will be held in the Chapel of the Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church, 199 Old Clairton Road, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15236 at 11am on Friday, September 29, 2023.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church, 199 Old Clairton Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236.

Arrangements cared for by Stephen D. Slater Funeral Home Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania (412-384-0350)







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Friday, September 29, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church

199 Old Clairton Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15236

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