GENEVA - Barbara Pirie Pelton,
77, of Ansel Road, died Monday, at her home.She was born March 20,
daughter ofJohn and Agnes (Goodfellow)
Pirie, in Lake forest, Ill. She married Leonard R. PeltonJan. 21, 1945, in Geneva.Mrs. Pelton was the director of financial
services at BrownMemorialHospital, Conneaut, from 1973 to 1988.
She graduated from GenevaHigh School in 1943 and attended GeorgeWashingtonUniversity in Washington, D.C.
Mrs. Pelton was a member of the UnitedChurch where she taught Sunday School in her earlier years. She was also a Cub Scout den
mother and Girl Scout troop leader.She
was a charter member of Geneva Modern Literary Forum, part of the Hospital
Financial Management Association, part of the Chapel Hills Golf Club and also
golfed in Kingsville and Jefferson. She spent winter
months in South Carolina and Florida.
Survivors include daughter Jane P. Strauss of Mantua; son John Richard of Palm Springs, Fla.; and grandchildren Erica and Eric Pelton of Florida.She was preceded in death by daughter Jill P. Cowle,
two brothers, Jack and Alexander Pirie and her parents.
Funeral is Friday, at Donald E. Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva. The Rev. Bob Cunningham of the UnitedChurch will officiate. Burial will be in EvergreenCemetery, Geneva.Calling hours are 2 to 4 and , Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 5786 Heisley
Road, Mentor44060. Envelopes will be available at the