Obituaries

Barbara Ann Hale, 75

August 3, 1944 - January 07, 2020

Barbara Ann Hale, 75, of Lancaster, passed away on Tuesday January 7, 2020, following a long illness. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Dorothy and Paul Wiker. She was the loving wife of John W. Hale, Jr. who passed away in 1996.
A kind soul, Barbara laughed often and treasured being a mother and grandmother. She enjoyed music, crafting, and cheering for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Barbara is survived by her sons, Kevin Hale of New Holland and Paul Hale of Lancaster; brothers Donald Wiker and Douglas Wiker; grandchildren Christopher, Benjamin, Eric, Julia, Sophia, and Emelia; several great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She shared a special relationship with her niece Tina Kyler and nephew Todd Snavely. Barbara was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Samantha, a sister Elaine Snavely, and brothers Ted Wiker and Paul Wiker.
Celebration of Barbara’s life will be private and at the convenience of her family. Contributions in her memory can be sent to Compassus Care Hospice, 2101 Oregon Pike Suite 301, Lancaster, PA 17601.

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January 13, 2020

Dear Don and Doug, I was sorry to read of Barb’s death.  Lots of fun memories of the Wiker and Simmons’ kids growing up on Villa Road-baseball in the empty lot, neighborhood picnics and sledding down Villa Road.  Mary Ann Simmons Hess

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