Donna Jean Barich, age 88 of Hamilton, passed away at Berkeley Square Nursing Home on Saturday, November 13, 2021. She was born in Sykesville, Pennsylvania on February 12, 1933 to Alphonse DeChurch and Olga (Fedeli) DeChurch. Donna was employed as a microbiologist for Proctor and Gamble for numerous years and for husband, Dr. Louis Barich for numerous years as well. She attended St. Julie Billiart Catholic Church. Donna enjoyed flying Cessna’s and helicopters, skiing, and playing tennis. Donna was an accomplished musician; and enjoyed photography and reading.
Donna is survived by two nieces, Denise (Joseph) Gugino and Doreen (John) DeSantis; numerous great and great great nieces and nephews; and numerous friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-six years, Dr. Louis Barich; her parents; brother, William DeChurch; her nephew, William DeChurch Jr.; and great niece, Donna Gugino.
Visitation will be held at the Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 330 Pershing Avenue, on Friday, November 19, 2021 from 1:00 PM until the time of the prayer service at 3:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial held at Assumption Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Sykesville, Pennsylvania later at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Animal Friends Humane Society, 1820 Princeton Rd. Hamilton, OH 45011. Condolences can be made at www.browndawsonflick.com.
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