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Barbara A. Wiggins, 82 – Active in Community

barbara wiggins obituary

barbara wiggins obituary

Barbara A. Wiggins, 82, of Molleystown Rd., Pine Grove, passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at home.

Born on August 31, 1938 in Pine Grove, she was a daughter of the late Willard “Bill” and Catherine Ehly Daubert.

She was a 1956 graduate of Pine Grove High School and attended one year at Lebanon VA Tech for LPN. She was a member of St. Peter’s UCC, Pine Grove.

Barbara was a Bartender (and waitress) for 20 years at the former Maxines Restaurant in Ravine. In recent years, she volunteered at the Sons of the American Legion, Pine Grove.

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Barbara was a 28 year member of the former Mary E. Moore Chapter No. 372 OES. She served as worthy matron in 1996-97. She served on many committees and always helped the officers in charge. She was also active at the state level in Eastern Star, having served as Grand Representative of Nebraska and Pennsylvania, and was a member of the Puritan Chapter 126 in Mahanoy City.

She was also a member of the VFW Post 3432 Auxiliary, Pine Grove American Legion Post 374, Pinegrove Historical Society, H.H. & L. Fire Co. #1, North End Fire Co., Disabled American Veterans Assoc., Pine Grove Senior Citizens, Pine Grove Alumni Association where she was president from 2010-2019, Pine Grove and Tremont Veterans Assoc., and was a former Den Mother of Cub Scout Pack 50

Preceding her in death were her husband Roland “Ronnie” Wiggins, a sister Donna Wolfe and a brother Thomas Daubert.

Surviving are a son, Michael and wife Melissa Wiggins of Orlando, FL; a daughter, Lynne and husband Rikki Umbenhauer of Pine Grove; six grandchildren, Olivia, Cannon, Gray, Arran, Charlie and Christopher; one great grandchild, Lillian; two brothers, Michael and wife Edith Daubert of Pine Grove, James and wife Joanne Daubert of New Smyrna Beach, FL.

Graveside Services and interment were held on Friday, December 11, 2020 at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery with Bruce Kosack officiating.

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In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to either Cannonball Kids cancer (CKc) Foundation, P.O. Box 547797 Orlando, FL 32854 or Disabled American Veterans, 3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076 in her memory.

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