Barbara Jane Taraschke Tinker, 83 of Nazareth passed away on January 21, 2023 at home surrounded by her family. Barbara was born in Toledo, Ohio on May 18, 1939, daughter of the late Alice (Baumberger) and Frederick Taraschke.
Barbara lived in Philadelphia, PA, Clifton Heights, PA, Catasauqua, PA and later in Nazareth, PA.
She was employed as a laboratory technician, later as a medical office manager and also worked as a professional home chef.
She was a member of Ebeneezer Bible Fellowship Church in Bethlehem.
Barbara is survived by her daughter Gail-Elaine Tinker of Bethlehem, sons John Loftus of Bangkok and Gregg Tinker Of San Mateo, CA, grandson Matthew Tinker Schlieder of Bethlehem, and a sister Jean Bittinger of Grand Rapids,OH and Florida. Predeceased by brothers Ross Taraschke and Fred Taraschke.
A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date at Ebaneezer Bible Fellowship Church in Bethlehem
Contributions in her memory to the Church.