Barbara A Shaneberger

Born: Fri., Oct. 7, 1932
Died: Tue., Jan. 26, 2021


Memorial Mass

6:00 PM Tue., Jun. 01, 2021
Location: Ss. Philip & St. James Catholic Church


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Barbara Ann Shaneberger, 88, formerly of Phillipsburg, N.J., died January 26, 2021, in Philadelphia, Pa.

 
Born October 7, 1932, in Phillipsburg, N.J. she was a daughter of the late William J. and Cora (Nixon) Shaneberger.
 
She was a 1957 graduate of New York University.
 
She was a life-long member of St. Philip and St. James Roman Catholic Church in Phillipsburg where she was a former member of the choir, served as a Eucharistic Minister, and an altar server.
 
She was a former member of the Serra Club of Warren County and past president of the Forks of the Delaware Serra Club, Easton.
 
Barbara was formerly an active participant in many area theater groups, including The Community Theatre and Light Opera Co. of the Phillipsburg Area, Inc., the S.R.O. Players, Inc., and several other performing organizations. She assumed many roles, including artistic director, general director, and choreographer, to name a few.
 
She was also formerly active in the Warren County Democratic Committee where she had served as secretary. She also ran for Warren County Clerk in 1967.
 
Barbara's brother, Thomas V. and sister Jane Marie both died earlier.
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 1, 2021, in St. Philip and St. James Roman Catholic Church, 426 South Main St, Phillipsburg, NJ.
 
Funeral arrangements: Noto-Wynkoop Funeral Home, 289 South Main Street, Phillipsburg, NJ. www.noto-wynkoop.com.

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Tom Gugliuzza-Smith
   Posted Sun May 30, 2021
My heartfelt sympathy in the loss of Barbara. I was in several of Barbara’s theatre productions and many fundraising events. Barbara treated each cast member as family. I enjoyed many conversations with her and her sister Jane. RIP

Richard Piatt
   Posted Tue June 01, 2021
Barbara was the first to cast me in a theater production. I was only about 12 at the time, but I credit her with what would become a career in the arts. She will always hold a special place in my heart.

Phyllia McCann Rosenberg
   Posted Tue June 01, 2021
Was so sorry to year of Barbara's passing. Barb was one of my good friends in elementary and high school. We lost contact but bumped into each other in Ireland about 15 years ago. She lived down the street from me and I spent many hours in her home. My condolences to her family.