Barbara Job, age 79, of Imlay City, MI died Monday, June 14, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Barbara Mary Sullivan was born July 18, 1941 in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI. She is the daughter of the late Edward and the late Lucy (Hood) Sullivan. Barbara grew up in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI. She attended St. Joan of Arc School in St. Clair Shores, MI and was a graduate of the first graduating class of Regina High School in Harper Woods, MI, Class of 1960. She married Charles “Chuck” Job on July 28, 1962 in St. Clair Shores, MI. Barbara and Chuck lived in Sterling Heights, MI before moving to Imlay City, MI in 2005.
She was employed as a dental assistant from 1962 to 1967 in Grosse Pointe Woods before becoming a homemaker and raising her family. Barbara volunteered at William Beaumont Hospital in Troy after retiring as a homemaker. She enjoyed going to Farwell, MI with her “Red Hat” sisters for field trips and going out to restaurants.
Barbara is survived by her husband, Chuck Job of Imlay City; her daughters, Amy Buchanan of Romeo, MI and Cynthia Pontek of Sterling Heights, MI; her son, Brian Job of Imlay City, MI; her sister, Beverly Gamarra of Farwell, MI; six grandchildren, Emily Ann Job, Mitchell Rollin Job, Kyle Wayne Buchanan, Abigail Dorothy Buchanan, Jayson Edward Pontek, and Cathryn Marie Pontek; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Lucy Sullivan; and her brother-in-law, Nicholas Morrill.
The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, June 18, 2021 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI. Reverend Fr. Noel Cornelio, pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, will officiate. Interment will take place at Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton Township, MI.
The family will be available for visitation 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Friday, June 18, 2021 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City.
Arrangements were entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City.
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