Barbara F. Demma
November 25th, 1928 - March 29th, 2020
Born in Chicago, Illinois to Constance and Charles Kimmel, passed at the age of 91 at her son and daughter-in-law’s home in Hemet, Ca. Attended Peterson Elementary School and Sullivan High School in Chicago. Sister to Shirley Shabazian (deceased), Allen Kimmel, Marilyn Meyers and Pam Becker.
Preceded in death by her beloved husband, Joe, of 72 years and survived by their children, Connie (John) Fox, Joyce (John) Ciemny, Joseph (Rose), Anthony, Daniel, Theresa, and Pete. Grandmother of 10; Great-grandmother of 5. Lived in Chicago (Rogers Park), IL until moving to California, residing for 20 years in Laguna Woods.
A loving mother, daughter, sister and loyal friend. Blessed with many talents. She was an artist, accomplished seamstress, designer and homemaker who volunteered at her children’s grammar school, teaching art classes, painting and designing stage sets for parish theater presentations and decorating the parish church for the holidays. A strong sense of fair play, she was active in local politics and an advocate for the needy. She will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew her.
May she rest in peace until united with her family and friends in eternity. Her ashes will reside in Mount Carmel Cemetery with her husband at a date to be determined. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimer’s Foundation in her memory.