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Barbara ruth Melton-Pfeffer

February 28, 1922 - October 26, 2007

TUCSON, Ariz. – Barbara Ruth Melton-Pfeffer, 85, of Tucson died Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, at her residence.

She was born Feb. 28, 1922, in Springfield, the daughter of Walter and Katherine Schoemer Melton. She married Lawrence A. Pfeffer in February 1947; he preceded her in death in January 1955. Also preceding her in death were her parents; a son-in-law, Frank Mangham; sister, Frances Turner; and two brothers, John and George Melton.

Mrs. Melton-Pfeffer was a resident of Springfield until moving to Tucson in 1959.

She was a homemaker and a member of Sacred Heart Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Kathleen A. Mangham of Tucson and Barbara J. (husband, James) Holt of Chantilly, Va.; son, David Pfeffer of Tucson; five grandchildren, Erin (husband, Mike) Fisher, Lawrence Mangham and David, Jennifer and Shawn Holt; and two great-grandchildren, Jamie and Amanda Fisher.

A memorial gathering will be held from 10 until time of memorial Mass at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2007, at Sacred Heart Church with the Rev. John Nolan officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Memorials to charity of donor’s choice.

Staab Funeral

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