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Barbara Y. (Craft) Seitz

June 29, 1934 ~ June 10, 2020 (age 85)


Barbara Y. Seitz, age 85, of Valencia, passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at Concordia at Rebecca Residence in Allison Park.

Born in Mining Town #2, now Grove City, on June 29, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Violet Hedglin Craft.

Barbara had been a nurse at the Grove City Community Hospital.  She later was a lecturer for Weight Watchers for many years.

She had raised and showed Tennessee Walking Horses and was a member of the Tennessee Walker Association.

An avid cook and baker, Barb loved all wildlife and her pets. She was a member of the Butler County and the National Humane Societies.

Surviving are two sons, Robert (Melissa) Seitz, of Seven Fields and Michael (Pauline) Seitz of Richmond, U.K.; a daughter, Joanne (Dana) Klein of Columbus, OH; and three grandchildren, Rob, Stephanie, and Jemma.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward R. Seitz M.D., who she married on February 12, 1956 and died on September 16, 2001, her daughter, Deborah Ann Seitz, and a sister, Joanne.

Family and friends are welcome for a visitation on Monday, June 15, 2020 from 12 – 2 PM with a service beginning at 2 PM at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA. Burial will be in Mars Cemetery, Adams Twp. Memorials may be made to the Butler County Humane Society, 1015 Evans City Rd, Renfrew, PA 16053. Directions and condolences are available at

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