Barbara Jean Perry Deutsch

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Full Name
Barbara Jean Deutsch

Date of Birth
Saturday, December 13th, 1930

Date of Death
Thursday, February 6th, 2020


Barbara Jean Perry Deutsch age 89, of Fairview, passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020 at Fairview Manor.

She was born in Polk, PA on December 13, 1930, the daughter of the late Roland and Twyla Rhodes Perry.

She was a graduate of Strong Vincent High School and Jamestown Business College, where she completed the medical/secretarial science program. She worked at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and General Electric Co. in Erie.  Prior to her retirement, she was the Cafeteria Manager at Fairview High School.

She enjoyed gardening, music, rug-hooking, traveling, shopping, and computers.

Barbara was a former member of Holy Cross Church, the Fairview American Legion, Post 742, Auxiliary, the Edinboro/McKean VFW, Post 740, and a current member of the Girard American Legion, Post 494.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Norman A. Deutsch, in 1971 and a daughter who died at birth.

She is survived by her longtime companion, Ralph Lillberg; two sons, Mark P. Deutsch, and Robert J. Deutsch; a sister, Phyllis Morrow; seven grandchildren, JD, Jordan, Kyle, Taylor, Rylie, Derek, and Danny; seven great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services were held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are entrusted to the Burton Funeral Home, 525 Main St. Girard.  Inurnment will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 1645 W. 8th St., Erie PA 16505. Send condolences at

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