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Barbara A. Goshe

August 21, 1959 — May 1, 2017

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Barbara A. Goshe, 57, of Tiffin, died at 10:56 pm Monday, May 1, 2017, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Barb was born August 21, 1959 in Tiffin to Arthur and Elaine (Depinet) Goshe.

Surviving is her mother, Elaine Goshe of Tiffin; a daughter, Amber Holbrook of Columbus; a granddaughter, Cailyn Holbrook of Columbus; six brothers, Leonard (Rena), Edward, Gerald, John (Ronda) all of Tiffin, and Daniel (Jennifer) of Republic; Ronald of Louisville, Kentucky; two sisters, Mary Goshe of Nevada, Ohio, and Carolyn Menta of Indiana, Pennsylvania; 12 nieces and nephews, Eric, Ryan, and Andrew Goshe of Tiffin; Brett Goshe of Boston, Massachusetts; Laura (Tim) Smith, of Charlotte, North Carolina;  Amy Goshe of Columbus, Ohio; Alicia Goshe of San Francisco, California; Jacob, Mason and Carly Goshe of Republic; and Madeline and Luciana of Indiana, Pennsylvania; two great nephews, Ethan Goshe of Tiffin and Evan Smith of Charlotte, North Carolina; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father, Arthur Goshe; a brother, Michael Goshe and a sister, Lorie Anne Goshe.

Barb was a 1977 graduate of Tiffin Columbian High School. She graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Administrative Management, and with a Master's in Business Administration from Tiffin University.   She worked in the Finance Department of Whirlpool Corporation in Marion, Ohio, and would like to thank them for their outpouring of kindness and support during this journey.  Barb enjoyed spending time gardening, being outdoors, the OSU Buckeyes, and spending time with her family.   She was a devoted mother who took great pride and joy in her daughter and granddaughter.  She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.

Visitation for family and friends will be 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe Street, Tiffin, Ohio 44883, (419) 447-3113, with a Wake service at 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

Prayers will be 9:30 a.m., Friday, May 5, 2017, at the funeral home, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m., at St. Mary Catholic Church with Rev. Gary Walters officiating.  The Rosary will be recited 20 minutes prior to the Mass at the church. Burial will follow in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church, Pelotonia (OSU bike tour for cancer research), or to Bridge Hospice.

The Family would like to thank Bridge Hospice for their love and kindness.

For directions, to offer condolences to the family or view the Celebration of Life video go to:

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Mary Catholic Church
85 S. Sandusky St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883, AB
Tel: 1-419-447-2087

Bridge Home Health and Hospice
15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay OH 45840
Tel: 1-419-423-5351

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