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Barbara Norene Kiser

September 12, 1935 — April 10, 2023

Barbara Norene Wolf Kiser, age 87, of Liberty Borough, passed away on Monday, April 10, 2023. Born September 12, 1935 in Ridgeway, Ohio, she was the wife of Donald L. Kiser who preceded her in death. Barbara was a piano teacher who shared her love of music with hundreds of students. Additionally, she directed children’s choirs at her churches, was an active member of adult and hand bell choirs and played piano and organ duets often. Barbara served on the Board of Directors for the McKeesport Symphony Society for many years and spearheaded numerous fundraising campaigns. She had many other interests including gardening, cooking, baking her famous apple pies, reading, and sewing. Barbara put so much love into everything that she made including quilts for all occasions, knit or crocheted afghans, baby outfits and her signature Baba lambs for newborns. Barbara is survived by her four children, Elizabeth (David) Deaton, William (Patty) Kiser, Donald C. “Kip” Kiser, and Holly (David) Spangler, six grandchildren, William E., Jordan, and Cory (Ashton) Kiser and Geoffrey, Nicholas (Micheala) and Courtney Spangler, three great grandchildren and a sister, Molly Lu Balis. She was preceded in death by her parents Delbert and Emily Wolf and a sister, Sharon Rose Exley. Family and friends will gather at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177) on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Round Hill Cemetery. Should friends desire, donations may be made to the Carnegie Library of McKeesport (1507 Library Street, McKeesport, PA 15132) in memory of Barbara as she spent a great deal of time there in order to fuel her passion for reading. To share a memory or condolence, please visit www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com
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Wednesday, April 19, 2023

10:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, Inc.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2023

1:00 - 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

Strifflers of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, Inc.

1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131

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