Obituary of Barbara Dukes
Barbara A. Dukes, 85, of Mechanicsburg, passed away in her home by her loved ones.
She was born in Harrisburg on September 28, 1933 to the late Donald and Anna Mae Drake. She graduated from John Harris High School. Barbara was a bookkeeper for Weber Veterinary Clinic in Mechanicsburg.
Barbara was a talented artist, whose love of painting showed in her works of art. She was a former member of Penns Woods Painters and enjoyed playing cards.
Barbara was married in 1951 to the late James R. Dukes and is survived by four children, James Dukes, Jr., Michelle LaBelle and husband Bernie, Jeffrey Dukes, Steve Dukes and wife Barbara; 7 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild, Maci Bailey and one brother, Richard Drake.
Graveside Services and Burial will be held on Friday, July 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, with Pastor Bob Kauffman, Officiating. A viewing will be held on Friday from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm in Wiedeman Funeral Home, 2253 Derry Street, Harrisburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Homeland Hospice, 2300 Vartan Way, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or Humane Society of Greater Harrisburg, 7790 Grayson Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111.