Barbara Ann (DeSantis) Carter

June 17, 1955 ~ August 12, 2020 (age 65)


Barbara Ann Carter, 65, of Richmond, Virginia passed away peacefully, Wednesday, August 12, 2020, following a courageous battle with Lung Cancer.

Barbara was born, June 17, 1955, in Belleville, New Jersey to Herman and Josephine DeSantis. Barbara graduated from Girls Vocational, Bloomfield, NJ

As an avid bowler, Barbara enjoyed league bowling at Shrader Lanes. She began her career at Willie’s Diner in Bloomfield, NJ, and later became an employee of Westbury Pharmacy where she was a server.

On May 8, 1987, Barbara married her husband Leslie Dale Carter. Barbara is survived by Christopher J. Carter, of Richmond; Michael (Kaitlyn) Carter, of Akron; Rodney (Emily) Carter, of Lake Hopatcong; Les (Dyanna) Carter, of Franklin; Kathy (Bob) Jeffries, of Augusta; David (Christina) Carter, of Cleveland; her first grandchild, Amelia Carter; sister Anna Marie (Bernard) Hawk, of Largo; and brother Anthony DeSantis, of Phillipsburg.

Barbara was preceded in death by her father Herman DeSantis, her mother Josephine (Meola) DeSantis, and stepson Richard (Colleen) Carter.

The family will receive friends on Monday, August 17, 2020, from 4-8 p.m., at Bliley’s Funeral Home, 8510 Staples Mill Road, Richmond, Virginia.

The family will again receive friends on Tuesday, August 25, 2020, at 12-2 p.m., at Schneider Gompf Funeral Home, 303 Portland Way North, Galion, OH 44833. Graveside service will follow visitation at Crawford County Memory Gardens with Rev. Joe Stafford, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Pacing for the Cure (, in support of Multiple Sclerosis research.

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August 25, 2020

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, Galion
303 Portland Way N.
Galion, OH 44833

Graveside Service
August 25, 2020

3:00 PM
Crawford County Memory Gardens
Crawford County Road 330
Crestline, OH 44827

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