Barbara E. (Back) Village
October 11, 1961 - July 07, 2021
Visitation: Friday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Devlin Funeral Home Inc. Ross Twp.
Service: Mass of Christian Burial at our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, St. Teresa of Avila Church Saturday 9:30 a.m.
Barbara E. Village
Age 59, of McCandless Twp., passed away on Wednesday July 7, 2021. After a long but courageous battle with multiple myeloma and recently acute leukemia. Barbara was born on October 11, 1961, daughter of Robert and Susan (Gore) Back. Beloved wife of Paul Village, whom she married on April 9, 1983; loving mother of Paul G. (Katie) Village; Nana of Finn Michael. Barbara is also survived by her siblings, Robert, and Brian Back, and Betsy (Troy) Litzenburg.
Barbara graduated High School in Sparta, N.J. and the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Then went on to received her Associates degree from Allegheny County Community College and B.S. from Geneva College. She worked for many years in the Human Resource field, most recently with the Rand Corporation.
She enjoyed dining out, reading mystery novels and the annual vacation to Pensacola Beach, Florida. She also enjoyed her holiday trips to West Virginia to see her parents and siblings.
Her pride and joy however, was her grandson Finn. She treasured anytime spent with him and loved lavishing him with attention.
She approached the end of life with great courage and dignity. She confided to her husband that her biggest regret was that she would not be able to see Finn grow into a fine young man.
Family and friends are welcome on Friday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Devlin Funeral Home, 806 Perry Hwy., North Hills. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 9:30m a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, St. Teresa of Avila Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made in Barbara’s name to The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. www.myeloma.org