Barbara McLallen Kerstetter, 70, of Millcreek, died October 16, 2010, at home. She was born in Edinboro on August 16, 1940 to the late Charles Scott and Dortha Iona McLallen.
She started her work career early, she modeled bathing suits at the Boston Store and worked thorough school at the Cross Roads Diner in Edinboro. She graduated from Edinboro High School in 1958. She was picked best dressed, best posture and was a cheerleader. She was involved in Girl Scouts, was a member of the National Rifle Association and the VFW. In her younger days she enjoyed dancing, sewing, bowling, cooking, gardening, hunting and became an avid reader. She loved to do word puzzles, listen to radio, talk on the phone and enter contests. She was a licensed real estate agent and had her massage therapy license. She spent her last years bedridden, but after his retirement, her loving husband James O. Kerstetter was her main caretaker who helped her maintain a sense of humor.
Barbara was preceded in death by her infant son Timothy and her twin daughters Margaret and Penelope Kerstetter and two brothers, James and Robert McLallen.
Survivors include her beloved husband, James O. Kerstetter; her son Jeffrey Scott Elletson, daughter Cindy Ruth Elletson; three sisters, Mary (McLallen) Wray, Frances McLallen and Sandy (McLallen) Weaver; grandchildren, Ronnie and Tal Menahen and Danny Elletson, also many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Glunt Funeral Home, 210 Erie Street, Edinboro, on Tuesday, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. A service will be held there on Wednesday, at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Ron Kennedy officiating.
Burial will be in Edinboro Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the charity of ones choice in Barbara's name.