Barbara A. Deibel

Barbara Ann Deibel, 69, of Parkersburg, formerly of Baltimore, Md., passed away July 15, 2013.

She was born in Baltimore, the daughter of the late Morgan and Ella Kettle Sharff.

She retired from the State of Maryland Comptroller’s Office. She was an avid animal lover and adored her two dogs “Braxton” and “Rusty”. She loved flowers and spending time with her family. She was a selfless person who loved doing for others and was known for her red hair and smile. She was Catholic by faith.

Barbara is survived by her sons, Jude Christopher Deibel and wife Ree of Columbus, Ohio, and Justin Carroll Deibel and wife Stacey of Sykesville, Md. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Ethan, Brennan, Jordan and Journey, and one brother, John Sharff of Pennsylvania. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Ann Marie McCord; a grandson, Jestin Deibel; one sister, Carol Diegelman; and one brother, Paul Sharff.

Graveside services will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Druid Ridge Cemetery in Baltimore, Md.

Contributions may be made to Maryland SPCA, 3300 Falls Rd., Baltimore, MD 21211.

The Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg, W.Va. is assisting family with arrangements, and friends can send online condolences to the family at