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Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home & Cemeteries

5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA

OBITUARY

Barbara G. Sumich

March 19, 1937August 11, 2019
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Barbara G. Sumich, age 82, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, August 11, 2019. Born in Hinton, West Virginia on March 19, 1937 to the late Lacy Bernard and Lily Nita Townsley Goins. Barbara is survived by her husband of 55 year, Val Sumich; 3 children; Val V. Sumich (Tonia) of Houston, Diane Piglia ( Donald) of Lafayette and Laura Hines (Scott) of Lafayette; 6 grandchildren; Logan Sumich, Luke Piglia, Liam Piglia, Ethan Hines, Lily Hines and Jack Elliott Hines. As well as a host of nieces, nephews, friends and her loving caregiver, Ms. Brenda. She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 sisters and one brother. Barbara was a graduate of Hinton High School and Chesapeake and Ohio School of Nursing. She was a retired registered nurse. She will always be remembered for her generous heart, compassion and her Love for TV games shows.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service, held in the chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. in New Orleans on Friday, August 16, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Eagle Foundation, www.eagles.org, preferred.

The family invites you to share your thoughts, fond memories, and condolences online at www.lakelawnmetairie.com

Services

  • Visitation Friday, August 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, August 16, 2019

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Christopher Roney

August 13, 2019

I have worked with Barbara's son Val for 19 years and have heard many wonderful stories. I know Barbara was very dedicated to her work and family. My best to Val Sr., the kids, and their wonderful extended family. Celebrate her life!

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