Vivian Dawn Barnitz
March 27, 1965 – July 3, 2019
Vivian Dawn Barnitz, age 54, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on Wednesday July 3, 2019. Vivian was born on March 27, 1965 to Gary and Phyllis (Dorsett) Finecy. She graduated from Will Rogers High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1983. Vivian married Jon Barnitz on August 18, 1997 in Colorado Springs.
Vivian loved animals, doing cross stich, playing games and spending time with her family.
Vivian is survived by her loving husband, Jon Barnitz; mother, Phyllis Finecy; siblings, Elizabeth (Greg) Strubel and Gary Finecy; nieces and nephews, Erin Warman, Eric Finecy, Allison Finecy, Brianna Finecy, Daniel Finecy, Kynzee Finecy, Robby Anderson and Tiffany Anderson; great nieces and nephews, Preston Warman, Emmett Warman, Kyleigh Warman and Aspen Anderson; father and mother-in-law, Thomas and Madeline Barnitz; brother-in-law, Andrew Barnitz; and sisters-in-law, Dawn (Brian) Anderson and Jennifer Finecy. Vivian was preceded in death by her father, Gary Finecy; sister, Stacie Finecy; and nephew, Kyle Strubel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Vivian's memory may be made by mail to ASPCA, 424 E. 92nd Street, New York, New York 10128 or to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, Virginia 22202.
- Jon Barnitz, Husband
- Gary Finecy, Father
- Phyllis Finecy, Mother
- Stacie Finecy, Sister
- Elizabeth (Greg) Strubel, Sister
- Gary Finecy, Brother
- Erin Warman, Niece
- Eric Finecy, Nephew
- Allison Finecy, Niece
- Brianna Finecy, Niece
- Daniel Finecy, Nephew
- Kynzee Finecy, Niece
- Kyle Strubel, Nephew
- Robby Anderson, Nephew
- Tiffany Anderson, Niece
- Thomas Barnitz, Father-in-law
- Madeline Barnitz, Mother-in-law
- Andrew Barnitz, Brother-in-law
- Dawn (Brian) Anderson, Sister-in-law
No services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.
Vivian Dawn Barnitz
July 9, 2019
My thoughts and prayers go out to your family and dear friends Vivian. I so enjoyed having you in my first training class and listening to your stories. I loved watching your confidence grow in the new job and I remember how you said you weren't so sure you could do this. But you did. I enjoyed our conversations at break about your neices and nephews, The Steelers and your family. I loved how you stood up for what you believed in and had a heart of gold. I will forever be blessed by having gotten the chance to know you even for a short while. I know you are watching over your family, especially Jon, the love you shared with him was one of a kind. Rest in peace until we meet again!
July 8, 2019
You were a great wife to my brother and a wonder sister in law. I will miss your always smiling face and your don’t mess with me attitude. I know you will be very greatly missed everyone you knew.
July 7, 2019
Although I only met Viv a few times when she was in Colorado, I saw how she and Jon were totally devoted to each other. She was a fun caring person.
Jon, it seems like we have known you forever. Our hearts ache for you. Please know that we are all thinking of you and with you in spirit.
In deepest sympathy.
All our love,
Leo, Judy, Carol, David, Chris and Estella, and the kids.
July 5, 2019
I will always remember your wonderful smile, great laugh and sense of humor. You were such a fantastic wife and friend for Jon. We couldn’t have had a better daughter-in-law.
Oh how we are missing you💜
Keep sending those angel kisses to us all, but especially to Jon.
God bless you,
July 5, 2019
I will miss you greatly, Beebees. You are my everything. I could not have made it without you.
I love you whole bunches!