Barbara M. Hart

Barbara M. Hart, 63, of Lansing, died Thursday, April 10, 2014, with her family at her side in Binghamton, N.Y., from complications of pneumonia. She was born April 7, 1951, in Trenton, N.J., the daughter of Robert and Ethel (Harrison) Donson.

Barbara M. Hart

Barbara received her Nursing degree from Muhlenberg Hospital’s School of Nursing in 1972.

On May 18, 1974, Barbara married Joel Hart in Springfield, N.J. He preceded her in death after 32 years of marriage and she felt his loss deeply. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Deborah Redeker.

Barbara is survived by her three children, Brian (Amanda) Hart of Rochester, N.Y., Caroline (Barrett) Bowlin of Vestal, N.Y. and David (Kelly) Hart of Great Bend, Kan. She is also survived by her eight grandchildren, James, Dana, Meredith, Sierra, William, Zachary, Addison and Cormac; and two brothers, Ralph (Renee) Donson and Jeff Donson.

Barbara enjoyed celebrating holidays with her family and regular visits to Walt Disney World. She will be remembered with love by her family.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Mount Muncie Cemetery Mausoleum.