Barbara Infante, 69, passed away surrounded by family on September 06, 2017 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. She was born August 13, 1948 in Cuyahoga Falls, OH to late parents Clifford and Jeanette Persing. Barb was a very caring, sweet and loving woman. Her family, especially her grandchildren, meant the world to her. She was a very strong-willed and independent woman who could give as well as take a joke.
She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 45 years, Art; siblings, Clifford, Gerald and Shirley. Barb is survived by her children, Tammy (Skip) Micco and Tim (Angelina) Infante; grandchildren, Tyler and Madison Micco, Tim, Jordan and Alexis Infante; sister, Diane Sprouse; and her beloved dog, Precious.
Visitation will be held from 4:00pm - 7:00pm on Friday, September 8, 2017 at Newcomer Funeral Home, 131 N. Canton Rd., Akron. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 11:00am with visitation held one hour prior. Interment at Northlawn Memorial Garden to immediately follow. The family would like to thank Dr. James Schmotzer, nurse Barb and Dr. Eser Talug for the excellent care provided.