Barbara Payton Obituary – Bucks County Courier Times
Lower Makefield Township – Barbara Louise Payton, 71, of Lower Makefield Township, PA died Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at Penn Hospice in Rittenhouse in Philadelphia, PA, of complications from Lewy body dementia, a disease she had been fighting for more than 8 years.
Born in Franklin, NJ, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Bekiarian.
She has resided in Lower Makefield for 23 years.
Barbara enjoyed working in a variety of fields, artist, decorator, office worker, insurance, auto restoration, among others and was always eager to learn new skills. Barbara was also a mainstay of Newtown United Methodist Church where she was a Sunday school supervisor and an enthusiastic member of the church choir. A passionate gardener, she can be found in her flower and vegetable gardens as soon as spring arrives. She was a special person and she will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her husband, William J. Payton; two sons, Arthur R. Riley, Jr. and his wife, Jeneca, of Ringoes, NJ, and Sean R. Payton of Philadelphia, PA; a daughter and son-in-law, Melissa and Jeff Dansbury of Lower Makefield; his sister, Patricia Culton of New Egypt, NJ; and four grandchildren, Morgan Tasiopoulos, Brayden Dansbury, Sophia Riley and Nova Riley, whom she loved dearly.
Family and friends are invited to call from 2-4 p.m. Friday, April 1 at FitzGerald-Sommer Funeral Home, 17 S. Delaware Avenue (River Road), Yardley, PA, followed by his funeral at 4:30 p.m. The burial will be private.
As Barbara was an avid animal lover, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the ASPCA.
Posted on March 30, 2022
Posted in Bucks County Courier Times