Barbara Engles

| January 11, 2017

Barbara EnglesBarbara Engles, 61, of Oil City, passed away at her residence on Tuesday, January 10th at 5:30 a.m. following a sudden illness.

Born December 21, 1955 in Oil City, she was the daughter of the late Richard B. and Winifred Mohnkern McCracken.

She married Harry J. Engles on March 2, 1974, and he preceded her in death on January 21, 2011.

Barb was a homemaker and cherished the times she spent with her family and grandchildren.

She also enjoyed gardening, her pets, and shopping with her daughter.

She is survived by her son, Richard Engles and his wife, Amanda, of Seneca; her daughter, LeAnn Engles and her fiance, Larry Clark, of Summerville, South Carolina; and her grandchildren, Emilee Engles of Seneca and Jayce Becoate of Summerville, South Carolina.

She is also survived by her sisters, Sue Eisenklam and her husband, Peter, of Mesa, Arizona, and Kathy Farmer of Anchorage, Alaska.

In addition to her parents and husband, Barb was preceded in death by her two sisters, Diane Bustard and Debbie Licht, and her step-mother, Dolores McCracken.

Family and friends of Barb will be received at the Gardinier Funeral Home, Inc., 1315 Chestnut Street, Franklin on Friday, January 13th from 4 to 7 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Saturday, January 14th at 11 a.m. with Dennis Jones, retired hospice chaplain, officiating.

Interment will be in Rockland Cemetery.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made in Barb’s memory to The Venango County Humane Society – PO Box 1045, Oil City, PA 16301 and/or the Venango County Visiting Nurses Foundation – 491 Allegheny Blvd., Franklin PA 16323.

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