Samuel A. Teolis, Supervisor | Carmella M. Teolis, Funeral Director

Barbara A. Hufnagel, 80

Barbara Ann (Gongaware) Hufnagel (80) went to be with the Father on the evening of September 11, 2019. She was able to spend her last days surrounded by family at her home.

Born on January 5,1939, she was the daughter of Frank and Mary (Bellian) Gongaware who are deceased. She had two sisters, Sylvia (Donald) Miller deceased and Lydia (Charles)
Lewis of Waynesburg Ohio. She was formerly married to William Hufnagel, Sr. who is deceased.

Barb had five children, Debbie Leddon (Rodger), Bev Galbreath (Paul Gazzo), William Hufnagel Jr. (Kitti Lucchesi) Sylvia Murray (Jim) and Pam Graham (Brad) She had six
grandchildren; Rick Lunn (Erin), Jason (Britney) Hufnagel, Jacob McCrumb, Capt. Jocelyn McCrumb, Keith Leddon and Faith Murray. She was blessed with three great grandchildren,
Alexis Hufnagel, Kenna Hufnagel and Jayden McCrumb. She lovingly welcomed three additional grandchildren into her family, Justin (Aimee), Matt and Danielle Leddon.

In addition to her immediate family she had many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends that she truly enjoyed spending time with.

In her early years she spent much time on the family farm in Fombell and had a special Bond with her aunt, Doris Bellian. She also enjoyed camping with her cousins and family on the
Gongaware side.

In addition to caring for her family, she provided care for several elderly individuals, advocating for their personal needs.

Barb was known for her food she cooked, catered and she loved trying new recipes, which always turned out well. She collected antiques; had a flare for decorating, enjoyed flea markets and
yard sales and had an eye for a good buy. In later years she enjoyed traveling; particularly family vacations at the beach. Everyone who knew her, will miss her.

Visitation will be held on Saturday from 2:00 pm until the time of the service at 7:00pm, with Thom Brown Officiating at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc.. Interment will be at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.



  • Debi Baldwin Posted September 13, 2019 10:10 am

    So Sorry Bev to hear about your loss! You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers ! ???

  • Debi Baldwin Posted September 13, 2019 9:21 pm

    So Sorry for your loss Bev ! You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers !

  • Tribbey Nelson Posted September 14, 2019 9:02 am

    Dear Debbie and family;
    I am Sad for your loss. While I did not know your mom, we share the love of the beach. When I sit on the beach of Lake Erie I will send loving & comforting thoughts to you and yours. Sincerely

  • Janice Lowther Squicquero Posted September 14, 2019 12:06 pm

    My sincere sympathy to the whole family. I’m hopeful that Barb is with my mom, Gertie, and they are sharing hugs in heaven. She was a wonderful friend, and a great lady. Keep the good memories close to your hearts.

  • Janice Lowther Squicquero Posted September 15, 2019 1:32 pm

    My sincere sympathy to the entire family of Barb. She was a best friend to my mom, Gertie, and I hope they have reunited in heaven. Barb was a great person and friend. Keep the memories close to your hearts.

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