Barbara "Barb" Solinger

April 14, 1941 ~ February 1, 2020 (age 78)


Barbara “Barb” Solinger of Niles passed away on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 8:35 p.m. in Mercery Health St. Joseph Warren Hospital. She was 77.

Barb was born on April 14, 1941 in Ravenna, OH, the daughter of William and June Parnaly Border

Mrs. Solinger was a graduate of Ravenna South East High School. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker.

On September 23, 1961, Barb married the love of her life, Charles Solinger and together they raised their family. Charles passed on January 31, 2020 and Barbara joined her husband in heaven a day later. They are now together again.

Barb enjoyed playing bingo with her friends.  She dedicated herself to caring for her husband.   Together Charles and Barbara would spend time feeding and observing wildlife in their neighborhood.  She also enjoyed traveling with Charles, especially on the motorcycle.

She is survived by his 2 daughters, Sandy Ruman and her husband Steven Sr. of Niles, and Shelly Rossi and her husband David of Niles; a son Charles Ronald Solinger of Niles; 3 grandchildren, Steven Jr., Ashley, and David; and a great grandchild on the way.

In addition to her parents and husband, Barb was proceeded in death by a stepfather.

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At Barb’s request, there will be no calling hours or funeral services.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

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