Barbara Tufford

August 3, 1922 - March 7, 2002
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Barbara E. Tufford, 79, of New Philadelphia, died Thursday, March 7, 2002 at Aultman Hospital in Canton following an extended illness.

Born August 3, 1922 in Bangor, County of Down in Northern Ireland, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Montgomery Moffett.

She was a homemaker for many years and…

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Barbara E. Tufford, 79, of New Philadelphia, died Thursday, March 7, 2002 at Aultman Hospital in Canton following an extended illness.

Born August 3, 1922 in Bangor, County of Down in Northern Ireland, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Montgomery Moffett.

She was a homemaker for many years and had retired from the former Endres Floral Shop in New Philadelphia. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in New Philadelphia and enjoyed reading and walking in Tuscora Park.

On October 16, 1944, she married Lt. William E. Tufford in Helen’s Bay, Bangor, Northern Ireland while he was stationed in Northern Ireland with the United States Navy during W.W.II. William preceded her in death on June 21, 1975.

Surviving are two daughters, Brenda (Steve) Jenkins and Maureen (James) Herman and a son, William R. Tufford all of New Philadelphia; three sisters, Olive Campbell and Eileen Moffett both of Northern Ireland and Winnie Carlisle of England; and five grandchildren, Aaron and Stephanie Jenkins and Sean, Ryan and Elizabeth Herman. Two sisters and a brother are also deceased.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, March 10, 2002 at 4:00 PM at the First Presbyterian Church in New Philadelphia with Rev. Mike Seely officiating. The family will receive friends following the services at the Geib Family Center in New Philadelphia. A private family graveside service will be held Monday.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Association, 4916 Hills and Dales Road NW, Canton, OH 44708.

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Born: August 3, 1922
Died: March 7, 2002

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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Wilma Welsch posted on 3/12/02

Sorry to hear about Barbara. My prayers are with the family.I know you will miss her.We all will. But she is in a better place. Your Friend Wlilma

 

Charity & Stewart Parson posted on 3/10/02

To the Tufford Family, Our hearts are with you through your time of grief, may you find solace in the many wonderful memories that will always be in your hearts. Charity & Stewart

 

Aden Troyer posted on 3/9/02

Praying for you and your family during this time of loss. God Bless You! Aden

 

Erma Tufford & Kimberley Pierson posted on 3/9/02

We are thinking of you and wish to say how sorry we are to hear of your loss.

 

carl weber posted on 3/8/02

thinking of you with deepest sympathy. carl weber .

 

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