Date of Birth: August 20, 1949
Date of Death: October 28, 2020
Barbara Ann Kearns Strauss, 71, of Sun City West, Arizona, formerly of Bay Shore, NY passed away on October 28, 2020. Beloved wife of Albert Charles Strauss. Beloved mother of Albert A Strauss & wife Victoria of Tampa FL, and Stacey Meddis & her husband John, of Oakdale, NY. Beloved grandmother to Albert Charles Strauss. Survived also by her dear siblings Denise Stovall & her husband Wayne of Corona, CA, Margaret Skogman of Riverside CA, & Raymond Kearns & his wife Pat of Highland, NY. Barbara was originally from Bronx NY & born into a large family. She is predeceased by her beloved parents Frances Joseph Kearns & Mary Hazel Kearns, dear brothers Frances, James, Thomas, George, & Donald Kearns, and beloved sisters Eileen Ziccardi (Frank), Veronica Avery, Mary Beban, & Darlene Miller (Mike). Barbara was an active & cherished member of Sun City West Christian Church where she performed sign-language interpretations of services and musical performances. She was loved by many nieces, nephews, & friends, all of whom she adored. She will be loved and missed forever.
There will be a private funeral service on Monday November 2, 2020, followed by a Celebration of Life in Barbara's honor that will be held in early March of 2021. The Celebration will be coordinated with her church, and all will be welcome to attend.