Barbara Arce

October 8, 1937August 22, 2013

Barbara Ann Arce, 75, of Charlotte passed away on August 22, 2013, after a brief illness. She was born in Deadwood, SD on October 8, 1937. While living in Peru, Atlanta, and Savannah, Barbara was a Nurse, a Teacher and a Human Resources Manager, respectively. Barbara was also an accomplished seamstress and an entrepreneur. Barbara was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be deeply missed. Barbara is survived by her best friend and former husband, Juan Arce; daughters, Jackie Velickovich and her husband, Mitch of Charlotte, Jessica Arce and Jennifer Howell and her husband Jason of Atlanta; four grandchildren, Alexa and Nicola Velickovich and Austin and Jackson Howell; and her sisters Margy Clark of Los Angeles and Goiky Mesones of Lima, Peru. A memorial mass will be held Monday, August 26th at 11am in the Chapel at St. Matthew Church.


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Bert Bailey

August 31, 2013

Deepest condolences to Barbie's family, from an old friend, much younger than her, who admired her beauty as a boy. She lived in the same building as my family, in San Isidro, Lima, and I flatter myself that she liked me. I got to know Juan briefly, and maybe their two girls too; I don't recall.
But I do remember that she used to comment on how I was growing, and that she said I was a handsome lad. It sounds vain, but I needed that from a beautiful woman, and she fit that bill very nicely indeed.
A darling girl, kind and pretty and generous, I regretted her departure from Lima as I never saw her again.
Am writing my memoirs now, and was hoping to find her online.
Such was not meant to be.
Deepest condolences. She obviously died far too young. The world's now a much poorer place.

Lynne Takac

August 26, 2013

So sorry to hear about your mom Jackie. I will keep you and your family in my prayers!

Beverly Harvey

August 25, 2013

Please accept my condolences in the loss of your family member. May the God of all comfort be with you and your family to help you get through this trying time.