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Barbara Jean McDaniel Mascsak

Birth
Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA
Death 12 Feb 2017 (aged 82)
Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
Burial Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
Memorial ID 176330908 · View Source
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Barbara Jean (McDaniel) Mascsak, of Lompoc passed away, surrounded by her family on Sunday, February 12, 2017.

Barbara was born October 5, 1934 in Toledo, Ohio to Olen V. and Agnes T. McDaniel. She graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1952.

Barbara married her husband Andy in 1953 and shortly after that they were stationed at Ellsworth AFB in South Dakota, where their daughters Kathy and Jeanne were born. In 1958 they were transferred to Vandenberg AFB where their daughter Pat and son Andy were born. Barbara and Andy moved to Lompoc in 1960 and began making many lifetime friends and memories.

Barbara was a life-time member of the Catholic Daughters of America for over 40 years and held many leadership positions within the group. Over the years, she was involved in other numerous community organizations including Catholic Charities, Women in Chamber, Campfire Girls, and was on the Lompoc Hospital Foundation which helped establish the Lompoc Valley Medical Center Convalescent Care facility. In 1989, Barbara was named Woman of the Year by the Lompoc Valley Chamber of Commerce.

She enjoyed her family, cooking, reading and helping her many friends and organizations. More than anything, she loved being with her family, especially her grand and great-grandchildren.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband Andrew Mascsak, Sr., daughter-in-law Marilyn (Vincik) Mascsak, and her mother and father.

She is survived by her children, Kathy Mascsak (Robert) Greaves, (Oxnard), Jeanne (William) Broughton (Dayton, NV), Pat Mascsak (Oxnard), Andy Mascsak, Jr. and four grandchildren Amy Greaves, Robert Greaves, Susan (Randy) Thompson and Margaret Mascsak, and three great-grandchildren Haley, Hanna, and Ryker Thompson and numerous extended family including her three brothers and a sister in the Toledo, Ohio area.

The family extends many thanks to the staff at Valley Medical Group and Lompoc Valley Medical Center Convalescent Care who cared for her over the last several years.

A Mass of Resurrection will be held at La Purisima Catholic Church, 213 West Olive Ave. on Friday, February 17 at 11:30 a.m., followed by burial services at Lompoc Evergreen Cemetery with a reception immediately following at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 523 East Chestnut Street.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to La Purisima School, please note that it is for the Fr. McGrath Scholarship Fund.


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  • Created by: Steve Burton
  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176330908
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Barbara Jean McDaniel Mascsak (5 Oct 1934–12 Feb 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176330908, citing Lompoc Evergreen Cemetery, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, California, USA ; Maintained by Steve Burton (contributor 48198296) .