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Date of Birth: September 21, 1932

Date of Death: March 16, 2023

Barbara Lydia Lond, 90 of Peoria, Arizona passed away Thursday, March 16th peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at her residence. Born September 21, 1932, the daughter of the late Eugene and Inez Beach of Detroit Michigan. She graduated from Detroit High School of Commerce in 1951, married in 1963, and retired in 1994 from Arizona State Agriculture, where she worked as an administrator for 22 years. She is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Richard Charles Lond, Brother Eugene Beach Jr. and daughter Laurie Marentette. She is survived by her three daughters, Bobbi Barnhill and husband Jeff, Kimberly Zitzmann and husband Kenneth, Jennifer Palmo and Todd, sons Martin C Lond and Christopher Lond. Grandchildren Jason and Melissa Lond, Lindsey, Jessica and Kristin Barnhill, Karista and Kayla Palmo, Deja Hall Lond and Andrea Lond Jones, Ricky, Rebecca and Rachael Marentette and 13 great grandchildren and 4 great, great grandchildren.

Service Information

Services will be held on Wednesday, March 29th from 9:30-11:30 AM, at the West Valley Chapel located at Best Funeral Services, 9380 West Peoria, Peoria, Arizona 85345. Followed by internment at the Holy Redeemer Cemetary located at 23015 N Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85024.


In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Cleft Palate Charity,