HIGH POINT – Barbara Anne Marksamer, 84 years young, passed from this life December 27, 2014, while surrounded by three generations of family after an extraordinary life of service.
Born in Quincy, Massachusetts and called to the profession of Nursing at an early age, she trained at Truesdale General Hospital earning her RN and employed those skills for over 60 years in Massachusetts, New York, and North Carolina. She was part of the Congregational Nursing program and established a Parish Nurse program at St Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. While an employee with The Cone Health system, Barbara was recognized as a “Great 100 RN” 2006.
She is preceded in death by her husband, John, and is survived by her children: Eileen, Brian, JoAnn and Melissa, ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
A funeral mass will be held at St Paul The Apostle Catholic Church, 2715 Horse Pen Creek Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410 at 11:00 AM Friday January 2, 2015
In lieu of flowers, per Barbara’s wishes, memorial contributions may be made to The Alzheimer's Association in the name of her late husband, John J. Marksamer.
Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.