Smethport--Barbara J. Transue, 64, daughter of William and Carole Transue Walker, passed away December 6, 2021. She was born June 6, 1957 in Kane, PA.
She graduated Smethport Area High Jr. Sr High School in 1975, and graduated Clarion University in 1993 with a degree in Special Education.
She taught school in Ridgway Area School District, Wellsville School District, IU9 in Smethport and Emporium Area School District, and retired from the Smethport Area Jr. Sr. High School in 2019.
She had a profound influence on many students throughout her years of teaching.
Barb enjoyed many things in her life, her biggest enjoyment was her nieces and nephews, as well as sewing, crafting, and singing. Barb went by many names. Ms. “T”, Aunt “B Bub”, and “Bubba”. She was a devoted daughter, sister, aunt, teacher, counselor, companion, friend and mother to many.
In addition to her mother, Carole, of Hazel Hurst, she is survived by a sister, Mary Porter and a brother Russell Transue, step brothers John Walker and Jim Walker all from Hazel Hurst. She also had many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Terrance L. Transue and her father, William Harvey Transue, along with a step sister, Jacqueline Davis Cartwright.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Elizabeth of Hungry Church in Smethport, PA on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 10AM with Rev. Vincent Cieslewicz, pastor as Celebrant.
On line condolences can be expressed at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com and contributions can be made to the Barb Transue Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Hamlin Bank in Smethport, PA.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport, PA.