June 18, 1943 - September 26, 2019
Lucille "Lucy" C. (Bruns) Barga,
Age 76, formerly of Hughes Road, Rossburg, passed away of natural causes Thursday evening, September 26, 2019, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater, Ohio, where she had been a resident for five years. She was born June 18, 1943, in Celina, Ohio, to the late Clarence and Margaret (Rutschilling) Bruns. On October 27, 1965, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Egypt, Lucy married Duane L. Barga who preceded her in death on September 23, 2014. Surviving are six children: Mary Jo & Jerry Demange of Greenville, Joseph & Vicky Barga of Burketsville, Nicholas Barga of Rossburg, Michael Barga of Canal Winchester, Timothy Barga & Dana Lafuze of Rossburg and Sharon & Paul Poole of Mechanicsburg along with 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; six siblings: Janice & Jim Slankard of Huma, AZ, Mike & Mary (dec.) Bruns of Fort Loramie, Ruth Bruns of Dayton, Vickie & Bob Leimbach of Vermilion, Rita Jane & Leon Hemmert of Botkins, Paul & Becky Bruns of Maria Stein and a sister-in-law, Melva Barga of Rossburg as well as numerous nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by numerous brothers & sisters-in-law.
Lucy was a dedicated farmwife and homemaker. She was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church and had been active in St. Ann's Ladies Sodality. Lucy loved playing cards and especially enjoyed working on jigsaw puzzles.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 AM, Monday, September 30, 2019, at St. Louis Church in North Star with Rev. David Howard and David Zink presiding. Interment will follow at St. Louis Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday 2:00 to 7:00 PM at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie and Monday 9:00 to 10:00 AM at the church. Memorials may be made to Briarwood Village Activities, State of the Heart Hospice or charity of choice. Private condolences may be expressed at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.