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Barbara J. (Delong) McAninch

January 12, 1942 ~ June 13, 2022 (age 80)


Barbara Jean (Jeannie) McAninch, 80, of Erie died peacefully at St. Vincent Health Center on June 13, 2022.

Born Jan. 12, 1942 in Oil City, PA., she was the daughter of Carl & Ila Gault DeLong.

Jeannie was a 1961 graduate of Oil City High School.

She was married on Jan. 28, 1963 to James W. McAninch and he survives.

Mrs. McAninch had worked several years for the Oil City Hospital where she was an operating room technician.

She enjoyed blaring country music while sunbathing, reading magazines and spending time with her grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two children

Jim McAninch & his wife Vicki of Erie

Kimberly Silvis & her husband Jesse of Girard

2 grandchildren

Katie McAninch & her husband Jim Teeter

Jacey Silvis

She is also survived by two great grandchildren

Mackenzie and Abigail

Their will be no viewing or visitation.

Memorials may be made 

 to the City of Oil City Swimming Pool, attention Michelle, 21 Seneca St. Oil City, PA. 16301

The Reinsel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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