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Barbara Marsh Slaughter

February 29, 1952 ~ March 20, 2020 (age 68)


Barbara Marsh Slaughter, 68, of Graham, NC, passed away at her residence on Friday, March 20, 2020.

A native of Green Brook, NJ, she was the daughter of Ruth Goess Marsh and the late Wilfred B. Marsh and wife of James W. Slaughter. She was a member of Graham Presbyterian Church. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology from Douglass College (Women’s Division of Rutgers University). She worked as a microbiologist performing stem cell research at Dupont Children’s Hospital in Wilmington, DE and was a call center manager at Bank of New York (later becoming Chase Bank).

Survivors include her husband, James W. Slaughter of the home; mother, Ruth Goess Marsh of Wilmington, DE; sisters, Marilyn Marsh of New York, NY and Catherine Greeff (Carl) of Los Alamos, NM; brothers, Philip Marsh (Kathy) of Wilmington, DE and Richard Marsh (Vickie) of Petersburg, TX; step-daughters, Susan Martin (Robert) of Walkersville, MD and Mary Wilson (Fiancé Chris Moss); step-granddaughters, Konnor Wilson and Kennedy Wilson, all from Wake Forest, NC; step-grandson, Kendall Wilson of Wake Forest, NC, and a multitude of loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

In light of the recent restrictions due to Coronavirus, the family will hold a private memorial service on Monday, March 23rd, 2020.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163.

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