The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

April 26, 2013

Barbara J. McCracken

Star Beacon

GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE — Barbara J. McCracken, age 49, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, in Geneva-on-the-Lake.

She was born Jan. 31, 1964, in Madison, the daughter of Paul R. and Ruth E. (Fronk) McCracken. She had resided in the Geneva area all of her life.

Barbara was the owner of Mary's Kitchen from 2006-2012 at Geneva-on-the-Lake.

She is survived by her children, Christopher (Natalie) Lawrence of Pittsburgh, Pa. and Kristen (Steve Herpy) Lawrence of Geneva;  grandchildren, Kaidyn Herpy and expecting two more; mother, Ruth McCracken of GOTL; brothers, David of Ashtabula, Robert of Geneva, Donald of Mentor and Scott of Austinburg; sisters, Elizabeth Barsi of Madison, Delores Taylor of Indiana and Bonnie Newsome and Jennifer McCracken, both of Geneva.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Keith Volum; father, Paul; brother, James McCracken; and two sisters, Cindy Pildner and Susan McCracken.

Calling Hours will be from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, April 29th, at WALKER FUNERAL HOME, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.

Contributions may be made to the family in care of Walker Funeral Home.

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