Barbara Zafran

January 18, 1932 ~ October 11, 2020 (age 88)


Barbara Zafran, 88, of Highland, Indiana passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2020.  She is survived by her loving husband of 69 years John, beloved daughter: Eva (John) Smolinski, loving grandchildren: Susan (Michael) Bunchek, Jana (Joseph) Makarowski, John Steven (Veronika) Smolinski, Erin (Jeffrey) Gagliano, dear great grandchildren: Brooke, Lauren Bunchek, Matthew (fiance Hanna), Caitlyn Makarowski, Alexander, Kristina, Catherine, John Steven III Smolinski, Lauren, Andrew, Natalie Gagliano, beloved great great granddaughter: Paisley Makarowski, dear sister: Carol Dobrowski, dear sister-in-law Dorothy Piskol, loving nieces, nephews and friends.  Barbara was preceded in death by her parents Thomas & Eva Cure.

A Memorial for Barbara will be held at a later date.

Barbara was a member of Ridge United Methodist Church of Munster, Indiana.  In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice of the Calumet Area, or Ridge United Methodist Church of Munster.

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