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Barbara M. (Kolonosky) Kaper

November 25, 1936 ~ December 19, 2019 (age 83)



Barbara M. Kolonosky Kaper, 83 of Hagerstown, MD and formerly of Mt. Pleasant, died unexpectedly Thursday morning, December 19, 2019, at her Son’s home, with whom she resided.

She was born November 25, 1936 in Greensburg, Pa., the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Cehlar Kolonosky.

Barbara was a faithful member of St. Pius X R.C. Church, Mt. Pleasant.

She was a graduate of Greensburg Salem High School Class of 1953. For a number of years, Barb was employed by the Coca Cola Corporation at the former Volkswagen Corp, New Stanton, in their Cafeteria, until their closing.

Barb was a loving mother, grandmother and sister to her family.

Barb is gone from our lives, but will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved her,

Her loving and devoted children:

Kathy A. Dick and husband Brion, Sr.

Donald A. Kaper, Jr. both of Hagerstown, Maryland

Her Grandchildren:

Kristen E. Dick and Brion E. Dick, Jr. of Hagerstown, Maryland

Her Brother:

John Kolonosky of Mt. Pleasant

In addition to her Parents, Barbara was preceded in death by;

Her Husband, Donald A. Kaper, Sr. (February 24, 2008)

Four Sisters: Kathryn Valentage, Mary and Elizabeth Kolonosky and Helen Porcatzi

Barbara’s family cordially invites friends and family to the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc. 417 Pittsburgh St. Scottdale, Sunday from 1 – 4PM & 6 -8PM.

A Parish Wake service will be held Sunday at 3 PM in the Funeral Home.

Prayers of Transfer will be held in the Funeral Home, Monday at 9:15AM, with her Funeral Mass to follow in St. Pius X R.C. Church, Mt. Pleasant at 10AM with Fr. Richard Kosisko, as Celebrant.

Committal Services and Interment will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

The family will be forever grateful to Barbara’s healthcare Aides, Sandy Bream, Teresa Coyle and Kathy Brenneman for their exemplary care, compassion and love shown to Barbara.

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