Cynthia L. Barb 1945-2021

CANFIELD — Cynthia L. Barb, 75, passed away following COVID-19 complications, Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.

Cindy was born Nov. 9, 1945, a daughter of the late Andy and Vivian Vaughn Novello.

Cindy enjoyed golfing, dancing, and most of all, spending time with her family. Cindy was an amazing, sweet, generous person who loved to give to others. Those who knew Cindy know that she had a genuine soul that thrived on blessing everyone around her.

Cindy’s memory will be treasured by her fiance, Ron DiTullio of Canfield; daughter, Ronni (Mark Pakula) Barb of San Diego, Calif.; stepdaughters, Joelene Barb of Sanibel, Fla.; Sharlene Barb of Boardman; brother, Daniel (Terilynn) Novello of Girard; and seven grandchildren, Vawn Pakula, Jett Englander, Ivar Barb, Chelsee Navy-Schmidt, Vincente Navy, Sophie Black and Julian Black.

Besides her husband, Ronald L. Barb; and parents; she was preceded in death by her daughter, Kelli Lynn Rex; and nephew, Jeffery Daniel Novello.

A Mass of the repose of the soul will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, June 12, 2021, at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Boardman.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the ARDS Foundation and / or Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN).

Arrangements have been entrusted to the professional care of the Rossi Brothers and Lellio Funeral Home. Family and friends are encouraged to offer prayers for the family and support via phone call, text, email or may visit the Book of Memories at


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