Barbara A. Papadeas


Barbara A. Papadeas, 69, Duncansville, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, after an extended illness.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Richard A. and Patricia E. (Wharton) Beiswenger. On July 11, 1975, she married Dean T. Papadeas in Jacksonville, N.C.

Surviving are her husband of Duncansville; three daughters: Gina (Tom) McGrath of Duncansville, Donatella (John) Auerbeck of Altoona and Jaime (Tim) Shaw of Duncansville; a son, Donato A. Gallucci of Uniontown; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary E. (John) Holovak of Pitts­burgh; a brother, Rick (Alice) Beiswenger of Clay, N.Y.; a brother-in-law and a sister-in-law, Lee T. Papadeas and Cheryl T. Papadeas, both of Altoona; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

Barbara attended Bishop Guilfoyle High School and Altoona Area High School. She sold Mary Kay cosmetics and was a hair stylist. She was a big dog lover.

As per Barbara’s request, there was a private viewing on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. A private service was held on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. Arrangements were by Jones Funeral Home, Altoona.