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Nancy Jane Barrett

Nancy Jane Barrett, 89, of Hepburnia, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at Penn Highlands, DuBois.

She was born February 17, 1933 in Bells Landing, the daughter of Dwight A. and Nancy E. (Haines) Gates.

Nancy was a graduate of Curwensville High School, class of 1952.

She had worked as a Bookkeeper for various businesses and upon retirement provided babysitting.

Mrs. Barrett was a life member of the Bells Landing Baptist Church where she had served as treasurer, Sunday School teacher, pianist, organist, sang in the choir and was a member of the missionary board.

Nancy is survived by her two children; Michele N. Rorabaugh and her husband William “Willie” of Burnside and Mark T. Barrett and his wife Peggy of Bells Landing, two grandsons; Ian T. Barrett and Evan M. Barrett, two brothers; James “Bill” Gates of Grampian and Stuard Gates and his wife Nita of Woodstock, VA and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Thomas W. “Tom” Barrett whom she married June 6, 1958 and who passed away October 15, 2016 and three nephews; John and Jeff Gates and James S. Gates.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, July 15, 2022 at the Bells Landing Baptist Church with Rev. M. Bruce Dimmick officiating. Interment will be in Burnside Cemetery.

Friends will be received on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc. of Clearfield from 4:00 to 8:00 PM and on Friday at the church from 10:00 AM until the hour of services.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Bells Landing Baptist Church, 6411 Mahaffey Grampian Highway, Mahaffey, PA 15757.