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Donald Joseph Barbare
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Birth: May 4, 1929
Greenville
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
Death: May 10, 2012
Simpsonville
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA

Donald Joseph Barbare, 83, husband of the late Elizabeth "Betty" Chapman Barbare, of Westover Road in Columbia, died Thursday, May 10, 2012 at McCall Hospice House in Simpsonville.

Born May 4, 1929 in Greenville, he was the son of the late Augustine Owen and Lois Hudgens Barbare. Don was a 1946 graduate of Parker High School. He served as a military policeman with the US Army in occupied Germany. Don graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1963, married his beloved wife Betty and they lived in Columbia where he retired as a Tax Auditor with the South Carolina Tax Commission. Don was a devoted member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Columbia, where he served as an usher for many years. He was also a member of The Knights of Columbus and supported many charities. Don was an avid gardener who loved to donate his vegetables to friends and those in need.

Don is survived by two brothers, Flynn and Barbara Barbare and Dennis and Jackie Barbare and two sisters, Mary Lois B. Morgan and Janice B. and Donald Reeder, all of Greenville. In addition to his wife of 48 years, he was predeceased by four brothers, Clyde, Harold, Richard and James Barbare and one sister, Ann B. Couch.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Greenville followed by the Rite of Committal in Woodlawn Memorial Park, Greenville, SC.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Augustine Owen Barbare (1899 - 1993)
  Lois Lavonia Hudgens Barbare (1901 - 1985)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Jeanne Chapman Barbare (1929 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Clyde Owen Barbare (1922 - 2005)*
  Harold Bernard Barbare (1923 - 1995)*
  Richard Thomas Barbare (1926 - 1999)*
  Donald Joseph Barbare (1929 - 2012)
  Mary Lois Barbare Morgan (1935 - 2012)*
  Ann Lavonia Barbare Couch (1938 - 2008)*
  James Michael Barbare (1942 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Greenville
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: Q-82-3
 
Created by: F. Barbare
Record added: May 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89894316
Donald Joseph Barbare
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Donald Joseph Barbare
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Donald Joseph Barbare
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