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Barbara Sklar August 14, 1928 - February 16, 2016

Barbara Nurenberg Sklar, 87, passed away in Houston, Texas on February 16, 2016. She was born in Richmond, Virginia to the late Emanuel and Bertha Nurenberg. Barbara was raised in Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from the University of Michigan. Barbara is survived by her brother, Marshall Nurenberg and wife Joanne. She is also survived by her four children: Peggy Sklar, Patty Sklar (Sam Polsky), John Sklar (Mina) and Pam Derbyshire (John). Additionally, she is survived by her six grandchildren, who were the light of her life: David, Rachel and Benjamin Sklar; and Jeffrey, Michael and Alex Derbyshire.
Barbara had a love of family, travel and reading. She took many trips all over the world with her dear friend, Evelyn Evans. Her six grandchildren were often invited to accompany her as well. They were the excited recipients of souvenirs from across the globe.
The family wishes to thank Barbara’s loving longtime caregiver, Martha Weaver, for all her kindness and care.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm, Thursday, February 18, 2016 at Emanu El Cemetery, 8341 Bissonnet, Houston, Texas 77074. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Barbara’s honor to The Neuropathy Association, 60 East 42nd Street, Suite 942, New York, NY 10165 or a charity of your choice.

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