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Barbara J. (MCFadden) Miller

  • On September 25, 2023

Barbara J. (McFadden) Miller, age 74, of Benton, Arkansas, passed away peacefully surrounded by family in Pittsburgh on September 16, 2023.

Born on March 22, 1949, in Erie, PA, she was the daughter of the late Donald and Eleanor McFadden.

She was the beloved mother of Dan (Stephanie) Pierce, Damon Pierce, Celena (Josh) Willy and Bridgette (Brian Knapp) Pierce. Loving grandmother of 7 grandchildren and 2 grand dogs; dear sister of John (the late Marge) McFadden; also survived by nieces, nephews and cousins.

Barbara loved the outdoors and visiting Presque Isle State Park in Erie. She was passionate about water issues and protecting the environment, which led her to her career with the State Park System of Arkansas and the Fish and Game Commission. Following she was an Ecologist at ADEQ  for 14 years in which she retired from. Barbara adored her dogs, Chester and Bailey. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

All services are private. Arrangements entrusted to Pittsburgh Cremation, McMurray, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden online at http://Phipps.conservatory.org/donate

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Mary Ann White
With sympathy, I extend feeling the passing of my cousin Barbara as I still miss her peer, my sister, Becky. Long will I cherish the good times out families had together at Thanksgiving and many other happenings, including picnics at "the beach" and in our back yard.
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Our hearts go out to the family.
Russ Hill
Such a wonderful, positive, energetic woman! She brightened the gym each time she walked in. She was a bright part of my week…she is missed.