Mrs. Seeker was a 1961 graduate of St. Bernard High School. She earned her Licensed Practical Nursing degree in 1962 from the Bradford School of Nursing. She was employed as a nurse with the Bradford Nursing Pavillion for 10 years retiring in 1989. She had been a longtime Bradford resident, moving to Warren in 1992 to be closer to her son and grandchildren. She was a member of Holy Redeemer Church and a former member of St. Bernard Church in Bradford. She had served on the Board of Directors for the Bradford Y.W.C.A., Marching Owls Boosters Club, was active with Girl Scouts, Cub and Boy Scout programs, Bradford Community Outreach program, TOPS, and the NRA, where she held a teaching certificate. She also served on the Conewango Towers Residence Board.
She enjoyed crafting and was known for her baked goods sold at the Towers.
Barbara is survived by her rhree children, Carl L. Seeker, Jr. and wife Tina of Warren, Anthony Seeker of Pittsburgh and Kevin Seeker of Erie; one brother Bernard Lechiara of Smethport; two grandsons, Cale Seeker and girlfriend, Destiny Campbell both of Warren;, and; Cory Seeker of Boston, Mass., three great-grandchildrenm Zoey Campbell, Lunara and Scarlett Seeker; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by five siblings, Gloria McEmery, Thomas, Sam, Benito, Margaret Lechiara.
Friends may call Monday, July 7, 2014, at 10 a.m. in Holy Redeemer, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. James Gutting, pastor, at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Willowdale Cemetery, Bradford.
Those wishing to place memorials may do so Holy Redeemer Church Building Fund, 11 Russell St., Warren, PA 16365 or St. Bernard R.C. Church, 98 E. Corydon Street, P.O. Box 2394, Bradford, PA 16701. E-mail condolences may be made by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.