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Painesville Location

1000 Mentor Avenue Painesville, Ohio 44077

Willoughby Location

38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060

Barbara Ellen Summers

04/09/1951 — 10/25/2016

A close-up of Barbara Ellen Summers posing for a photo with loved ones

Barbara Ellen Summers (nee Garrett), age 65 of South Euclid, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family.

Devoted wife for 44 years of Jack; loving mother of Lisa (Loren) Summers, Sara (Bill) Hackman, Jack, Jill; loving grandmother of Garrett and Corin; daughter of the late Jesse and Mildred Garrett; sister of Linda (Cliff) Howanyk, James (Judy) Garrett and Robert (Gwen) Garrett; aunt of many.

Barb loved to cook, she loved watching over the students at Gesu School in University Hts. and she was a loving wife to her husband Jack.

Funeral Mass 10 AM Monday, October 31, 2016 at Church of the Gesu, 2470 Miramar Blvd., University Hts. VISITATION 2-4 AND 6-8 PM SUNDAY AT JEFF MONREAL FUNERAL HOME, 38001 EUCLID AVE., WILLOUGHBY.

Burial at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Donations can be made to Ames Family Hospice, 30080 Hospice Way, Westlake OH 44145 or to Church of the Gesu.

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8 Replies to “Barbara Ellen Summers”

  1. There are no words left that I have not already said. So many wonderful memories that I am blessed to have of Barb. My condolences to all of you. Sending prayers and love


  2. Love you


  3. THE BARTHE FAMILY October 27, 2016 at 11:25 pm



  4. Mary K Boverie Castro October 28, 2016 at 1:18 am

    Dearest Jack,
    So very sorry. I remember Barb accepting me into your home and being so Fun and loving. I also remember you calling me after my mom passed away. It meant alot. Love you sweet cousin. Mary K


  5. Debbie Gerlosky October 28, 2016 at 2:15 pm

    So sorry Jack, I no she will be missed and when Maryann and I were little I remember Barb making the best crepes and only crepes we ever had she was the best. May the Lord Jesus Christ be with you at this time and always, Love Debbie Gerlosky


  6. Debbie Gerlosky October 28, 2016 at 2:24 pm

    Jack sooo sorry for the passing of your wife on up to heaven we will miss her but Jesus and God are rejoicings after all they always need another angel.So at this time in your life may the Lord Jesus Christ dwell in you forever and ever. Love Debbie Gerlosky


  7. Pasqualina DiVito October 28, 2016 at 2:59 pm

    Jill, Lisa, Sara, and Jack,
    I am so sorry for the loss you are going through. Sending prayers and thoughts. Always here


  8. I was fortunate to have met Miss Barb and her beautiful family. Prayers for strength during this tough time. My deepest sympathies.


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