Barbara J. Chester, 90, of Warren, PA., died Sunday, January 15,

2017 at her residence. She was born April 8, 1926, to the late

Margaret Wilson Chester who died in 1998 and Ralph M. Chester

who died in 1983. She was a graduate of Warren High School in

1944. She was employed by Walker Creamery Products for 6

years and Sylvania Electric Products and G.T.E. Sylvania for 33

years, retiring in 1983. Barbara was a member of the First

Presbyterian Church, Warren Senior Center, Allegheny Outdoor

Club and Riverside Senior Bowling League.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister, Elizabeth

“Pat” Chester in 1972 and 2 brothers in infancy.

She is survived by her sister, Joanne I. Chester of Warren, PA.,

and several cousins, including Susan (Michael) W. Zaprowski of

Salamanca, N.Y., William (Susan) M. Wilson of Scandia, PA.

There will be no visitation hours and a private funeral service will

be conducted at the convenience of the family by Rev. Marcus

Briggs, Chaplain of the Rouse Warren County Home, officiating.

Burial will be in the Oakland Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, Barb

requests memorials be made to the First Presbyterian Church

Building Fund or to a charity of one’s choice. E-mail condolences

may be sent by visiting

The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with

funeral arrangements.