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Barbara I. DeMarco

June 30, 1934 ~ July 10, 2021 (age 87)

Obituary

Barbara I. DeMarco, 87, of Canonsburg, died Saturday, July 10, 2021, in her home with family by her side.

She was born June 30, 1934, in Canonsburg, a daughter of the late Stewart and Ada Sutcliffe Chambers.

Mrs. DeMarco was a 1952 graduate of Canonsburg High School.

She retired as a Licensed Practical Nurse at South Hills Convalescent Center.

Mrs. DeMarco was a member of the Chartiers Hill United Presbyterian Church.

She loved gardening, cooking and baking.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Rudy DeMarco.

Surviving are: five children, Charles Hixenbaugh (Kai) of Escondido, CA, Donelle Hoffman (James) of Newville, Robert Hixenbaugh (Margaret) of Washington, Mark Hixenbaugh of Pittsburgh, and Eric Hixenbaugh (Cynthia) of Pasadena, TX; six grandsons, Justin Hixenbaugh (Mandy), Don Smittle (Amber), Robin Hixenbaugh, Jacob Hixenbaugh, Keith Hixenbaugh, and Alexander Hoffman; five great grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Chambers (Barbara) of Cleveland, OH, and Jerry Chambers (Mary) of Washington; three sisters, Garnet McAfee of Washington, Alice Wright (Clarence) of Houston, and Lynda Rubis of Canonsburg; and many nieces and nephews.

Deceased are: a son, Roger Hixenbaugh; father of her children, Charles D. Hixenbaugh; two brothers, Stewart and Roger Chambers; and a sister, Kathy Chambers.

Friends will be received from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 pm Tuesday in McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, owner/supervisor, 27 Cherry Avenue, Houston, PA 15342, where services will be held at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, July 14, 2021, with Rev. Peggy Shannon officiating. 

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15205, www.cancer.org.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
July 13, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd.
27 Cherry Ave.
Houston, PA 15342

Visitation
Tuesday
July 13, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd.
27 Cherry Ave.
Houston, PA 15342

Funeral Service
Wednesday
July 14, 2021

10:00 AM
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd.
27 Cherry Ave.
Houston, PA 15342

Donations

American Cancer Society
320 Bilmar Dr., Pittsburgh PA 15205
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

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