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Barbara A. Preston

September 4, 1937 ~ June 11, 2022 (age 84)


Barbara A. Preston, age 84, passed away Saturday, June 11th at her home in Canton, Ohio of natural causes. Barbara was born on September 4th, 1937, in Canton, Ohio to the late Lansford F. Sherry and Goldie M. Sherry.

Barbara was a graduate of Hartville High School and attended Wittenberg University. She worked at Stern & Mann’s for many years and retired after 23 years from Hosner Carpet One Floor & Home this past May. She served on the Parkview Harbour Condominium Association at Meyers Lake. She enjoyed working for the community and participating in charitable events. In her free time, Barb enjoyed traveling the world with her late husband, Don, boating on Meyers Lake, quilting, and dining out with family and friends. She was also an active parishioner at St. Stephen Martyr Church in Canton.

In addition to her parents, Barb was preceded in death by the love of her life, Donald E. Preston, and brother, Thomas Sherry. She is survived and will be greatly missed by her daughter Lee (Preston) Bolitho of Hilton Head, granddaughters, Lisa DiGiacomo and Michele DiGiacomo of Canton, Jaime (Adam) Johnson of Dublin, Ohio, sister Gayle L. Sherry of Oberlin, Ohio, and her beloved cat, Charlie.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in her name to St. Stephen Martyr Church, 4600 Fulton Dr. NW, Canton, Ohio 44718 or a charity of your choice.

A celebration of life service will be held June 17th at 11:00 AM at Stephen Martyr Church, 4600 Fulton Dr. NW, Canton, Ohio 44718 for close family and friends. 

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