BARBARA A. STRUMBLY (nee Sersen) age 83, beloved wife of the late Raymond; loving mother of Ray (wife Cheryl), JoAnn Pinto (husband Larry), Barbara Dostal (husband John), Michael (wife Caroline), and Joseph; devoted grandmother of Matthew Pinto (wife Kayla), Regina Farrell (husband Patrick), Dana (fiancé Rono Srimani), Michael Pinto (wife Lauren), Callie, Jessica King (husband Micheal), Larry Pinto, Jr., Michael, John Dostal, Alyssa, Jared Dostal, Julia, Jake Dostal, Joseph T. Strumbly, and Joseph Dostal and great-grandmother of Stella and P.J.; cherished daughter of the late Joseph and Stella (nee Vardian) Sersen.
Barbara was born on January 10, 1937 in Cleveland and passed away on July 1, 2020. She grew up in Collinwood, and most recently lived in Highland Heights and Willoughby. Barbara graduated from Villa Angela High School in 1954. She worked in real estate as a broker, builder and developer. Barbara was very active in the Slovenian community and enjoyed traveling to Slovenia. She loved shopping and listening to Polka music. Barbara will be remembered most as a fun loving, social, and hardworking woman who had a sense of humor. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. Barbara will be dearly missed.
Contributions may be made in memory of Barbara to Prayers from Maria 20226 Detroit Rd, Rocky River, OH 44116 (PrayersFromMaria.org).
Mass of Christian Burial Monday, July 6, 2020 at St. Paschal Baylon Catholic Church at 10:30 AM. (MASKS REQUIRED) Burial following at All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Barbara at THE ZEVNIK-COSIC FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS, 28890 CHARDON ROAD (between Bishop Rd. and Rt. 91) SUNDAY 2-6 PM. (Masks preferred, and social distancing will be observed.)Print This Obituary & Condolences