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Barbara Jane (Wear) Kagarise

March 16, 1943 ~ October 18, 2018 (age 75)


Barbara Jane Kagarise, 75, of Everett, died on October 18, 2018 at the Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg. She was born on March 16, 1943, in Huntington, a daughter of the late Robert and Mary Louise (Berkey) Wear. On July 21, 1962, in Altoona, she married Theodore J. Kagarise who survives along with a daughter, Kelly S. Houseman widow of Raymond, of Altoona, a son, Gregory A. Kagarise and wife Brenda, of Everett; three grandchildren:  Robbie Houseman, Brittney Kagarise, and Ronnie Kagarise and wife Sharon; four great grandchildren Maggie-Lee, Colton, Landon and Nolan.  

Barbara was a member of the St. Thomas Catholic Church.  She was a 1961 graduate of Upper Moreland High School in Willow Grove, and worked for Hedstrom and Ames Dept. Store.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., in the Chapel at the Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home, in Bedford, with Father Richard Tomkosky Celebrant.  Burial at Everett Cemetery.  Friends will be received on Monday, from 6 - 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers those wishing may make memorial contributions to Bedford or Blair County Hospice.  Our online guest book is available at 

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October 22, 2018

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Berkebile Funeral Home
214 South Juliana Street
Bedford, PA 15522

Funeral Service
October 23, 2018

10:00 AM
Berkebile Funeral Home
214 South Juliana Street
Bedford, PA 15522

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