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Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary

6464 Chippewa Street, St. Louis, MO

OBITUARY

Barbara R. Booth

February 13, 1937August 5, 2019
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Barbara Rose Booth, (nee' Blaha), fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 5, 2019.

Barbara was the loving wife of the late James Richard Booth; devoted mom of Greg (Terry), Paul (Therese), Patrick (Brigit), Kathleen (Michael), Laura (Steve), and Matthew (Joy); beloved grandmother of 18 and great-grandmother of 5; and a dear friend to many.

Mom was an incredible cook, a passionate gardener, a lover of nature, dedicated volunteer, and devout Catholic. She was a physical therapist for over 40 years, helping people return to the best versions of themselves. Above all, she was an amazing mom. There was never a more selfless person. We will miss her.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 8 from 4-8pm at Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary, 6464 Chippewa 63109. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, August 9 at 1pm at Saint Catherine Laboure Catholic Church, 9740 Sappington Road, 63128. Interment Resurrection Cemetery immediately after Mass.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Barbara's memory to the Parkinson's Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

Please leave a favorite memory of Barbara for her family to cherish at the "Add a Memory" link below.

  • FAMILY

  • Joseph Norbert Blaha, Father (deceased)
  • Genevieve Anastasia (nee' Svobada) Blaha, Mother (deceased)
  • James Richard Booth, Husband (deceased)
  • Gregory (Terry) Booth, Son
  • Paul (Therese) Booth, Son
  • Patrick (Brigit) Booth, Son
  • Kathleen (Michael) Noser, Daughter
  • Laura (Steve) Grayson, Daughter
  • Matthew (Joy) Booth, Son
  • Loving grandmother of 18 and great-grandmother of 5.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Nick Booth
  • Tim Grayson
  • Jimmy Noser
  • Laura Booth
  • Haley Booth
  • Isaac Booth

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, August 8, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, August 9, 2019
  • Rite of Committal Friday, August 9, 2019

Memories

Barbara R. Booth

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Karen Schoemehl

August 7, 2019

It was the summer of 1965 when the Booth family met the Sang family. I had played with the kids during the day and invited my parents to meet the new neighbors at their house. Of course my parents assumed that the invitation came from Barbara and Jim- no just me. So we went down Berthold and a very surprised but welcoming Barbara and Jim met Betty and Harold. The four became good friends and had lots of good times playing Rook. I also became friends with Greg, Paul, Patrick, Kathy., Matthew and Laura. As an only child I was drawn to such a big active family. Barbara was like a second mom to me and I could go to her with anything. She and a Grandma Blaha made my wedding dress and it was beautiful. I will never forget the love that Barbara and Jim showed to us and how I loved being taken in to the family. I have nothing but good memories of Barbara and know she is at peace with her loved ones.

Michele Bequette

August 6, 2019

May your hearts be healed, as others
rejoice to greet Barbara behind the veil!

Terrye Obenhaus

August 6, 2019

Paul & Family,

I am very sorry to hear that you lost your Mom. You all have my deepest sympathy. I will pray for peace and understanding during this difficult time for all of you.




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