Dolores T. "Dee" Barnhart, 69, of Blairsville, died Tuesday January 26, 2021 at her home. She was born March 23, 1951 in Latrobe a daughter of the late Paul P. and Virgil B. Bridge Sobota.
Dee was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church of Derry and had taught CCD classes. For many years she had worked at Latrobe Hospital in the ER, had owned and operated Dee's Windy Cottage in Latrobe and had volunteered and helped to start Derry Area Ambulance Service.She was a very thoughtful and generous person with a heart of gold.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her beloved husband Larry Barnhart on October 21, 2019 and a brother Mark Sobota.
She is survived by her three sisters; Mary Anderson (Bruce) of Acme, Joan VanDyke (Jan) of Derry, Florence Androstic of Latrobe. Three brothers; Tim Sobota (Nancy) of Latrobe, Paul Sobota (Jennifer) of Derry and Jerry Sobota (Joy) of Indianapolis, IN. A sister in law Karen Sobota of Acme, Tara Hays who she considered a daughter and her grandchildren Reilly and Hayley Barnhart. Her numerous feline friends, many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Friday from 4-7pm in the McCabe Funeral Home, 300 W. Third Avenue, Derry. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 10am in St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church of Derry with Father Salvatore R. Lamendola as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Blairsville Cemetery.
A family celebration of life will be held at a later time.
Online condolences may be made to www.mccabefuneralhomespa.com.
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