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Barbara Jean Strickland

November 5, 1938 — July 20, 2023

New Cumberland


Barbara Jean Strickland, 84, of New Cumberland, died Thursday, July 20, 2023, at her residence.

Barbara had many jobs over the years as an Air Force wife.  After her husband retired from the Air Force, Barbara worked and retired as a bookkeeper. Along with her husband, they also owned a hog farm in California, where they helped FFA and 4-H children by providing piglets for them to raise.  Barbara and her husband traveled throughout the United States, doing their best to visit as many counties as possible, while discovering their family’s genealogy.  She also enjoyed doing crafts, jigsaw puzzles and word search books.

Born on November 5, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Walter D. and Phyllis (French) Hammer. She was also preceded in death by her son, Michael P. Strickland, and her brother, Kenneth Hammer.

Surviving is her husband of 66 years, Garland Strickland; a son Steven R. Strickland and his wife, Mary “Chris”, of New Cumberland; and a daughter Deborah Brabec and her husband, Randy, of White Hills, AZ; eleven grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 2:30 PM on Thursday, July 27, 2023, at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, East Hanover Twp. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are respectfully requested to The Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014 Hagerstown, MD 21741.


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