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Ross Barbera

November 6, 1932 — March 12, 2022

Ross Barbera, 89, of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, died on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at UNC Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Roberts Funeral Home-Sherwood Chapel Wooster, Ohio is assisting the family. Private services were held, followed by burial at Sherwood Memorial Gardens.

Ross was born November 6, 1932, in Wooster, Ohio to the late Matteo and Mary (lannerelli) Barbera.

Ross served in the United States Air Force.

He married Helen Rosalea "Rose" Wildman on October 6, 1955.

Ross worked as a molder for 36 years at Akron Brass a Division of Premier Farnell. Ross enjoyed fishing, traveling, and socializing in multiple clubs in Wooster. Ross was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Josephine Jester, his brother Anthony Barbera, and his son Steven Barbera. He will be deeply missed by his wife, Rose, his children, Vicki {Curtis) Hawkins and Kelly Barbera, his grandchildren, Marie (Chris) Herzog, Matteo Barbera, Rosanna (Jason) Mullen, Aaron {Sarah) Barbera, and Christian Barbera his great-grandchildren Hugo and Desmond Herzog, Matthew and Hannah Barbera, and Zoey and Nova Barbera, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. The consistent theme in Ross's life was his love for his family which he freely and often expressed.

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