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Barbara Jean Jewett
Barbara Jean Jewett

Barbara Jean Jewett, 75, wonderful mother, of Wilmington and born in Oneonta, N.Y., on April 18, 1941, to Lowell and Elizabeth Reed, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 4, 2016.

Barbara was an active member of the Holy Cross Episcopal Church, serving as a member of the Daughters of the King, and was also a longtime participant in Al-Anon/Alateen, where she developed long-lasting friendships that she cherished. Barbara never met a stranger. She enjoyed the arts, beach and local, live music.

She is survived by her sister, Judy Matteo of Colonie, N.Y.; daughter, Eileen Kuntz; son-in-law, Brian Kuntz; grandchildren, Sean Kuntz and Kaitlin Franklin; as well as her son, Daniel Barr, and his girlfriend, Patty Bass.

The family would like to extend sincere gratitude to all of her friends and acquaintances who loved, helped and cherished Barbara during her time in Wilmington.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, May 9, at Holy Cross Episcopal Church.

In lieu of flowers, Barbara would appreciate donations to the Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 5820 Myrtle Grove Road, Wilmington, NC 28409.

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