Born June 1, 1959, in Bradford she was the daughter of the late Robert J. Barnes and Sara A. (Matthews) Barnes-Campbell. Ms Barnes was a 1977 graduate of Bradford Area High School. She graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor's Degree in French Language and then graduated from Monterey University in CA with a Master's Degree in International Studies. She had been employed with World Wide Assistance, a Business Travel Medical Association in Alexandria, VA and for Wells Fargo in San Francisco, as a Vice President of Small Business Products. She then moved to Florida and worked as an administrative assistance for AFLAC.
Surviving are her beloved corgis, Sweet Pea and Pickles, her two sisters, Sharon L. (Tom) Russell, of Erie, and Jan M. (Ira) Knight, of Smethport, one brother, R. James (Jane) Barnes, of Bradford, two nieces, Jennifer M. Barnes and Megan A. Barnes, her stepfather, John (Nancy) Campbell of Custer City, and one stepsister, Kathy M. Campbell, of Los Angeles CA.
Family will be receiving friends on Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 11:00am to 1:00pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc., 372 East Main Street, at which time a memorial service will be held with Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor of St. Bernard Church, officiating. Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to McKean County Special Olympics, PO Box 101, Bradford, PA 16701, or Palm Beach County Hospice, 5300 E.. Ave., West Palm Beach, FL. 33407 or a charity of the donor's choice.
On line condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com