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Barbara Ann Domin, 78, scientist who retired from Bayer Pharmaceuticals

Barbara Ann Domin
Barbara Ann Domin

Barbara Ann Domin, 78, passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family and friends. Barbara was born Feb. 21, 1940, in Buffalo, New York, a daughter of the late Norman and Dorothy Baumgartner. She graduated high school from Sacred Heart Academy and obtained her Ph.D. through Daemen College.

As a scientist, she specialized in the research of new drugs helping those with cancer and other major diseases. Her job brought her to North Carolina in 1979. She worked for UNC, Glaxo-Wellcome and retired from Bayer Pharmaceuticals. Barbara was a devoted Catholic and her family was everything to her. When she wasn’t dedicating her time to the church or spending time with her family, she devoted her time to helping those in need. She be missed and remembered always.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Janet Wanat; and her eldest son, John Domin.

Barbara is survived by her children, Jeff Domin (Amy) of Wilmington and Debbie Brodzik (Ted) of Louisville, Kentucky; four grandchildren, Ryanne, Josh, Anna and Kai; nieces and nephews; and two brothers, Norman and Robert Baumgartner.

A Mass will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, June 7, at Basilica Shrine of St. Mary, 412 Ann St., Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, we ask that any donations, requested by and in memory of Barbara Domin, be made out to the Williams Family, whose four-year-old daughter is currently battling brain cancer. You may send donations to P.O. Box 16450, Wilmington, NC 28408. Thank you.

Share online condolences with the family at coastalcremationsnc.com.

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