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Barbara W. Logan

June 22, 1933 ~ April 14, 2021 (age 87)



Barbara Jean (Walls) Logan, 87, of Exton, Pennsylvania passed away on April 14, 2021 in Malvern, PA due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease.  Barbara was married to Thomas Logan with whom she shared over 65 years of marriage.

Barbara was born in Philadelphia, PA on June 22, 1933 to her loving parents Thomas (Sr.) and Margaret Walls.  Barbara grew up with her siblings and extended family on the campus of University of Pennsylvania in West Philadelphia.  A proud graduate of West Philadelphia High School, Barbara married Thomas Logan in 1955 and together they raised their four children.

Tom and Barb moved to West Chester in 1960 where they established deep roots in the community.  In addition to raising her children, Barbara worked for 23 years at National Liberty Corporation (Transamerica) before retiring at the age of 62. Faith played an important role in her life and Barbara was a longtime member at Grove United Methodist Church, where she served as a nursery school teacher, treasurer, volunteer, and faithful parishioner up until her time of death.   Volunteer work was an important part of her life and Barbara spent time volunteering at the following organizations:  the Salvation Army in West Chester, the VA Hospital in Coatesville, and at various other organizations.  Barbara was also an auxiliary member at the Marine Corps League in Downingtown, PA.  Barbara was a kind and compassionate wife, mother, Grammy, Great Grammy, Aunt, and friend who was always there to listen, give advice, or lend a hand when it was needed.

Barb is survived by her husband Thomas, her children Linda Simmons, Thomas Logan (Bev), Andrew Logan (Kasey) and Peter Logan (Nora); her grandchildren Jeremiah Simmons (Holly), Samantha Carlin (Dave), Lisa Hennessy (Mike), Kylie Shoyer (Eric), Thomas Logan, Emily Logan, Jonathan Logan, Connor Logan, Kevin Logan, Matthew Logan, Katie Logan, and Bernadette Logan; her great grandchildren DJ Simmons, Derek Shoyer and Baby Carlin.  She was preceded in death by her siblings Thomas (Jr.), Robert, Dorothy, Mary Lou, Peggy Ann, Bobbie and David.  She is also survived by her many beloved nieces and nephews.

Graveside service and interment will be private.  The family will be planning a memorial service at some time in the future when conditions permit.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Grove United Methodist Church, 490 W Boot Rd., West Chester, PA 19380 in Barbara’s memory.


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