Barbara Stanford

Died: Tue., Sep. 15, 2020

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Barbara A. Stanford, 84, of Warren, and formerly of N. Warren, passed away on September 15, 2020, at her residence, following an extended illness. Barbara was born September 8, 1936, in Providence, RI, the daughter of the late John F. O’Rourke. She was employed at the Warren K-Mart since its opening as the Personnel Director, from which she retired. Barb was in charge of the bingo at the Senior Center, and worked bingo at the N. Warren VFD, where she was a member of the auxiliary. Barbara was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She will be missed by many. She is survived by a daughter, Deborah Stanford and wife Bobbie Stanton, of Warren; a son, Norman Perkins, of S. Kingston, RI; a sister, Alice Smith, of Providence , RI; nine grandchildren; many great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death on December 17, 2001, by her husband, Herbert L. Stanford, whom she married in 1967; a son, Michael Perkins; a granddaughter, Kimberly Blair; and a brother, John O’Rourke. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. The family suggests memorial donations be made to Hospice of Warren County, One Main Ave., Warren, PA 16365 Those wishing to send online condolences may do so by visiting

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Mary Fadale Phillips
   Posted Fri September 18, 2020
Very sorry to hear of Barbara’s passing. She And Herb were neighbor’s to our family on Fifth St. They both were the kindest people and are remembered fondly.

Adriene Albaugh
   Posted Fri September 18, 2020
Sorry to hear about Grandma missy . Such a nice lady glad I got to meet her through her granddaughter Sheree Blair which was not in the obituary or her children . That was there grandma to.

Marcia Marcy
   Posted Sat September 19, 2020
Was very sorry to hear about barb. She work with Gordon for a long time. She also was my friend. Her family will be in our prayers marcia

Mickey cardone
   Posted Wed September 23, 2020
My deepest sympathy to your family. Your mom and I have been friends for many years! She will be missed,

   Posted Thu September 24, 2020
Really sorry to hear of Barbara's passing. I worked at K-Mart in Erie and when I moved back to Warren sometime around 1981 they transferred me and she was the Human Resource Dept. Officer. She was always fair to me. I will pray for you and may God Bless You and shine his light on you all.

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