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Barbara A. Livengood, 64, Exeter Township, died of natural causes Nov. 10, 2007, at 8:17 a.m. at home. Born in Reading, she was a daughter of the late Thomas C. and Lillian (Koch) Weidner. She worked as an office manager for Percy Brown Nursery, Gibraltar. She is survived by her companion of 28 years, with whom she resided, Wendell Crayton. Other survivors include a daughter, Sue (Livengood), wife of Steven Boyer, Fleetwood; a stepson, Richard Crayton, Mohrsville; two stepdaughters, Tara Sanchez and Christine Castellano, both of Texas; twelve grandchildren and three great grandchildren There also are four sisters: Jane, wife of David Weidner, Oley; and Betty, wife of Richard Faust, Mary Bealer and Fern Gulden, all of Reading; and three brothers: Russell Focht, Laureldale; Winfield Focht, Reading; and Eugene Focht, Boyertown. She was predeceased by a son, Gordon Livengood Jr., in March 1986. A gathering of family and friends to share remembrances of Barbara will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in St. John’s UCC, 57 St. John Road, Birdsboro, followed by a brief memorial service officiated by the Rev. Sterling Fritz. Whelan-Schwartz Funeral Home Inc., 444 N. Ninth St., Reading, is in charge of arrangements.

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