Gwendolyn Leora Furman Barney, 85, of Vandergrift, passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at UPMC St. Margaret’s Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa. She was born on Tuesday, July 30, 1935 in Jefferson County, the daughter of the late, William and Edith M. Myers Furman. She was a National Archery Champion who won the PAA championship in 1968 and state titles. She enjoyed music, art, photography and was very creative, but most of all she loved her family and her dogs. She is survived by her children, Delores Learn Deltondo of Plum, Richard Learn and his wife, Amy, of Meadville, Guy Learn and his wife, Colleen, of Tampa, Fl. and Mark Learn and his wife, Amy, of Rostraver Twp., step-children, Cindy George Catchpole and her husband, Randy, of Vandergrift, Ken George of Vandergrift, Edward George of Vandergrift, Robin Barney Bennett and her husband, Ron, of Bentleyville, Jeannene Barney Chaney and her husband, Chuck, of Houston, Donna Barney Kotchman and her husband, Steve, of Eighty Four, and Lori Barney Salisbury and her husband, Joseph, of Eighty Four, 14 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her 2nd husband, Kenneth George and her 3rd husband, David Barney, her sisters, Marie Bier, Dorothy Miller, and Betty Furman and her brother, William Furman. Family will receive friends on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at Pine Run Church, 190 Pine Run Church Rd., Apollo, Pa. from 1:00 PM until time of services at 2:00 PM with Reverend Joshua Strunk, officiating. In lieu of flowers, donation can be made in Gwendolyn’s memory to a local non-kill animal shelter. All funeral arrangement were entrusted to the Kelly L. Corridoni Funeral Home LTD, 1916 Moore Ave., North Apollo, Pa. To view and send online condolences, visit us at www.corridonifuneralhomes.com.
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