Barbara A. (Lybarger) Gwirtz
Barbara A. Gwirtz, age 76, of Shelby, died Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at Heritage Care Center.
She was born April 23, 1933 in Shelby the daughter of the late Cecil and Frances (Waghorn) Lybarger. She was a 17 year employee of Shelby Gum Company and worked at the Autocall Co. and Shelby Public Health League as an office custodian. She was a member of Most Pure Heart Of Mary Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed playing bingo.
Barbara is survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband: Bernard J. Gwirtz on February 16, 2005 and by 3 brothers: James, Fred and Bob Lybarger and 3 sisters: Madelyn Shepherd, Mary Shepherd and Betty Kulka.
Friends may call on Thursday, March 11, 2010 from 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street Shelby, where funeral services will be conducted on Friday at 10:30 AM by Father Nick Cunningham. Burial will be in Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery. Memorial expressions may be made to St. Mary School. On-line condolences may be made at