Barbara Cathel, age 84, of Orient, Ohio, passed September 26, 2022, at Meadow Grove Transitional Care in Grove City. Barbara was born March 8, 1938, in Kiousville, Ohio, the daughter of Donald E. And Rachael (Toops) Morehart.
Barbara was an active, long-time member of the Harrisburg United Methodist Church, where she led their book club and outreach programs. She was retired from Ohio State Life Insurance and was a member of the Pythian Sisters. Barbara loved gardening, reading mysteries, and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 49 years, Joe Cathel; her daughter, JoLynn Davis; sisters, Judith Fletcher and Mary Dietz; and her feline companion, Mickey. She is survived by her grandchildren, Sarah Davis and Anthony J. (Cindy) Davis; great-grandchildren, Bella, Skylar, and Ivan; brother, Paul (Meg) Morehart; sister, Kathy Streitenberger; and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held Friday, September 30, 2022, from 11 A.M.- 1:00 P.M., with Funeral Service starting at 1:00 P.M., at the PORTER-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 331 W. Main Street, Mt. Sterling, Ohio, 43143. A Graveside Service will follow in Pleasant Cemetery, Mt. Sterling. Pastor Jim Blankenship will officiate the service.