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Barbara Jean Chatman

  • On August 15, 2022

Barbara Jean Chatman , age 72, of Washington PA formerly of Washington D.C. passed away peacefully on August 9, 2022.
Born on February 10, 1950 in Washington PA, she is the daughter of the late John and Betty Chatman.
Loving sister of Cheryl L. (Richard) Sadler, John H. (Toni) Chatman, and Emmett Chatman. Cherished Aunt to Jarrod Sadler, Patrick Sadler, Cullen Chatman, and great nephew Kameron Sadler. Niece of Chappie Chatman, Anne Chatman, and Eleanor Chatman. Lifelong friend to Donna Bruce; and Godmother of Karla Choice. Also survived by many cousins.
She made her home at The Greenery Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing. From Washington, PA, Barbara made her home in Pittsburgh, Erlanger, Kentucky, Washington, DC and Maryland. She moved to DC in 1986 after securing employment with Riggs National Bank. Later, she worked as a Legal Secretary at several major legal firms.
In later years, moving back to Washington, Pa, she worked at ‘Chapman…..’, the company where she worked straight out of Trinity High School.
She was a faithful member of Union Temple Baptist Church in DC and in Washington, Pa, returned to serve at her home church, St Paul AME.
She loved to read, listen to music and was known in many circles as the life of the party.
She was a friend to many and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care.

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Naomi Johnston
My deepest condolences to Barb’s family and friends. I know she was one of the most caring people I worked with throughout the years. I am glad I was fortunate enough to be able to share part of this life having known her. Barb may your journey be peaceful.
Denny Baker
So sorry to hear of Barbara's passing. I remember Barbara and the Chapman/Sadler families growing up in the West End. Deepest Sympathy
Sandra Hutter Allen
Our deepest sympathies to the Chatman family. May God bless you all with peace in your hearts.
Robin Johnson Neel
Deepest sympathy to the Chapman family. My parents, Jim & carolyn Johnson, and family were good friends with Mr. & Mrs. John Chapman. I knew cheryl & Emmett the most, as my brother, barry, played baseball with Emmett. The johnsons loved the Chapman family, and we extend our love to you all. May God comfort your hearts at this difficult time.
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