Barbara Luhrs Of Speonk Dies December 25


Barbara Luhrs of Speonk died on December 25 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. She was 93.

Ms. Luhrs was born on July 8, 1920, in Queens to Frank and Anna Gobes. She graduated from Jamaica High School and worked for the Suffolk County Clerk’s office for 30 years and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Ms. Luhrs is survived by three children, Barbara Hallock and husband Lewis of Speonk, Genie Gibson of Florida and John Luhrs of Florida. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Henry, in 1990.

The family received friends at the Follett and Werner Funeral home on December 27. A funeral Mass was said on December 28 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception on Quiogue. Interment took place at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Center Moriches.

Memorial donations may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1 Comac Loop, Suite 1A1, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779.

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