Obituaries » Barbara J. McAllister
July 2, 1950 - January 15, 2020
Service Date: January 21, 2020
Visitation – Monday, 4 to 7 pm in the Edward J. Chomko Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
A Mass of Christian Burial – Tuesday, at 9:00 am in Holy Rosary Church, Mary Mother of God Parish, 316 William Street, Scranton 18508.
Interment will follow in Cathedral Cemetery.
Barbara Pifcho McAllister, 69 of Scranton, passed peacefully on Wednesday, surrounded by her family. Barbara is survived by her beloved husband, James T. McAllister, whom she spent 50 years with, happily married. Born July 2, 1950, she was the daughter to the late George and Ann Leonard Pifcho. She attended Technical High school, class of 1969 and was employed in the garment industry for many years. Barbara was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed baking and cooking very much, along with gardening, going to the casinos, but most of all making memories with her family. Barbara was a woman of remarkable strength, love and was always known to go the extra mile for her loved ones. Surviving are two daughters, Michelle Burke and husband Patrick, Scranton and Janice McAllister-Kurey and husband David, Scranton; and the loves of her life, her Five grand-daughters and Two great-grandchildren, Amanda B. Jaworski and husband Joseph, Scranton; Samantha Burke, Quakertown; Caitlin Kurey, Scranton; Alyssa Kurey, Scranton; McKenzie Kurey, Scranton. Great-grandchildren, Alexa R. Jaworski and Joseph G. Jaworski; Four sisters, Helen Danko, New Jersey, Mary Kay Schultz, Scranton; Ann Marie Yurchak, Olyphant; Rose Ann Liberty, Olyphant; Two brothers, Robert Pifcho and wife Sally; George Pifcho and wife Gloria, Pittston and many nieces and nephews. She was proceeded in death by two sisters and two brothers, Betty Fezuk, Dorothy Pifcho, Jack Prevish and Kenneth Prevish. We would like to thank Dr. Paul Remick and staff for all that was done for Barbara.
Visitation for family and friends will be on Monday, 4 to 7 pm in the Edward J. Chomko Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 262 Railroad Avenue, West Scranton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, at 9:00 am in Holy Rosary Church, Mary Mother of God Parish, 316 William Street, Scranton 18508. Interment will follow in Cathedral Cemetery.