Barbara M. Kindt, 71, Ephrata COB member, volunteered with special needs kids

By on May 7, 2014

Barbara M. Kindt, 71, of Ephrata, passed away Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Audubon Villa Health and Rehabilitation Center, Lititz.

Born in East Stroudsburg, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Robert and Helen (Kutz) Heller.

Barbara was a member of the Ephrata Church of the Brethren, where she taught various age groups in Sunday school. She was a former Cub Scout den mother, PTA leader, and volunteered her time to help special needs children.

She is survived by a son: Robert Kindt and his wife Lisa of Lititz; a granddaughter: Amanda Kindt of Lititz; two sisters: Janet Rucks of Bath and Florence Kelly and her husband Lawrence of Souderton; and a brother: Robert Heller and his wife Virginia of Bath.

Services were held May 5 at Ephrata Church of the Brethren, with Pastor Rob Eshelman officiating. Interment was in the Farmersville Cemetery, Easton.

Memorial contributions in Barbara’s memory may be made to the Ephrata Church of the Brethren, Benevolent Fund, 201 Crescent Ave., Ephrata, PA 17522 or the charity of your choice.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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