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In Memory of

Barbara Ann Ghent

June 8, 1929 - October 23, 2016

Obituary


On October 23, 2016, Beatrice (Barbara) Ann Sakwa Comer Ghent (GG), quietly passed away at her home at the age of 87. Mrs. Ghent was the loving wife of the late Victor H. Ghent; loving and devoted mother of Roy Edward (Candace) Comer III, Blair Hawkins Ghent, Samuel Steven (Tracy) Comer, Mari Lynn Comer and Charles Lee (Terry) Ghent; proud grandmother to 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; beloved sister-in-law of Sandra Sakwa; aunt of Samuel Sakwa, Jackie Ehrlich, and Dale Kotler; and "mother" to countless others!

Mrs. Ghent was born in Detroit, MI and...

On October 23, 2016, Beatrice (Barbara) Ann Sakwa Comer Ghent (GG), quietly passed away at her home at the age of 87. Mrs. Ghent was the loving wife of the late Victor H. Ghent; loving and devoted mother of Roy Edward (Candace) Comer III, Blair Hawkins Ghent, Samuel Steven (Tracy) Comer, Mari Lynn Comer and Charles Lee (Terry) Ghent; proud grandmother to 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; beloved sister-in-law of Sandra Sakwa; aunt of Samuel Sakwa, Jackie Ehrlich, and Dale Kotler; and "mother" to countless others!

Mrs. Ghent was born in Detroit, MI and moved to Arlington at the age of 12. After her first marriage, she met and fell in love with Victor, and they raised their blended family in Annandale, VA. Mrs. Ghent was the Property Manager for Wedgewood Apartments for 40 years and took care of her "work family" as well as her own.

Friends welcome on Thursday, October 27 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm and Friday, October 28 from 11-1 pm at Demaine Funeral Home in Springfield, VA. A service to celebrate her life will follow on Friday at 1 pm. Interment at National Memorial Park, Falls Church.

Donations may be made in Barbara's memory to the Salvation Army at www.salvationarmyusa.org or the Alzheimer's Association at www.alz.org.