Barbara Jean Woodward, 65, of Venango passed away unexpectedly at her residence on Saturday, September 12, 2020. Barb was born in Erie on November 22, 1954, the daughter of the late Robert Osterberg and Joyce Zaunegger Osterberg. After graduating Woodward, Barbara (2)from General McLane High School with the class of 1972, she married John William Woodward on June 16, 1973. Retiring in 2019, Barb had worked at Ogden Manufacturing/Chromalox of Edinboro for over 15 years and for over 7 years at Prism Plastics of Meadville. She enjoyed computer gaming and shopping. Barb was a devoted mother and grandmother who loved attending her grandchildren’s sporting events.

Survivors include her husband, John of 47 years, of Venango; daughter, Roberta Woodward of Venango; son, John Woodward, Jr. of Venango; son, William John Woodward and his wife, Jennifer of Linesville; son, Matthew Woodward and his wife, Andrea of Parma, OH; grandchildren: Sarah and Brian Woodward, Tyler, Kaitlyn, and Kyle Shepard; her dear friend, Kristen Warner and her daughters, Ava and Alycia of Ashtabula, OH; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, from 10 to 12 noon at Van Matre Funeral Home, 335 Venango Avenue, Cambridge Springs.  Interment will follow at Venango Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Venango Volunteer Fire Department.