Barbara Marie Lempka Bleser, 80, wife of W. Ross Bleser, died Saturday, March 09, 2019, at The Gardens in Sumter.
Born May 17, 1938, in Goshen, New York, she was a daughter of the late Frank Leo Lempka, Sr. and the late Kathryn Heater Lempka.
She is survived by her husband of Manning; two sons, Michael Ross Bleser of the Philippines and Robin Mark Bleser of Warwick, New York; a daughter, Lisa Marie Weimer (Michael) of Middletown, New York; a brother, Daniel Lempka (Sabina) of Durlandville, New York; two sisters, Kathryn Slesinski of Goshen, New York and Carole Slover (George) of Middletown, New York; and three grandchildren, Danielle, Monica and Nicholas Weimer.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, Conrad, Frank, Stanley, Clarence, Leonard and Richard Lempka; and sisters, Martha Bigert, Janet Slesinski, Lucy Schank and Eileen Ohap.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home with Father Rufino Madridejos officiating.
Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church Street, Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179. www.stephensfuneralhome.org