Barbara A. Bistline, 84 years old, of Newport, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at the West Shore Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born October 18, 1932 in Newport to Guy E. and Virginia (Reapsome) Kennedy. She was retired from Capital Blue Cross and was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Newport and the ABWA. She had enjoyed selling Avon, her Scottish Terrior dogs, sewing, gardening and baking but especially spending time with her family and friends.
Barbara was the widow of Robert Holler and is survived by her husband, James H. Bistline of Carlisle; daughter, Sharon Tomforde and husband Blake; granddaughter, Jennifer Matoushek and husband Tim and great grandson Miles. She was preceded in death by her brother, David Z. Kennedy and sister, Sara J. Cox.
Services will be held on Saturday from St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 320 Market Street, Newport with a viewing from 10 AM until the funeral service at 12 Noon with Pastor Mary Kay Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the Newport Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 257, Newport, Pa. 17074 or American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 897, Hershey, Pa. 17033.