Poland - Barbara Harlow Mehnert EDd., 85, of Poland formerly of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Roeland Park, Kansas, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, August 4, 2021.
Barbara was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Dec 16, 1935 to George Leslie and Edris Leah (Goldin) Harlow.
Barbara received her undergraduate degree from Vasser College, a Religious Study degree from the University of Pittsburgh and in 1982 she received her EDd from the University of Kansas.
She worked for the Metropolitan Community colleges in Kansas City prior to retirement in 2010. She also led the Council of North Central two year colleges, accreditation teams to help schools prepare for their futures. She led an international delegation through People to people international to Cambodia & Vietnam to help others facilitate higher learning, in under developed societies.
Barbara leaves her sons Charles Mehnert of Pittsburgh PA., David Mehnert of Roeland Park Kansas, and a sister and brother-in-law Dr. Stan & Jayne Wetschler in North Carolina, along with her two nephews, Matthew & Dane Wetschler.
Family and friends may pay their respects to Barbara on Monday, August 9, 2021 from 10:00 am until 10:55 am with a funeral service to begin at 11:00 am all at the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4221 Market St., Boardman, with Pastor Dan Tayman as officiant.
Burial will take place at 1:30 pm on Monday at Allegheny County Memorial Park, 1600 Duncan Ave. Allison, Pennsylvania 15101.
In lieu of flowers Barbara family suggests a donation to St. Paul Lutheran High School, 205S Main St. Concordia MO, 64020 or splhs.org/capital-campaign.
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St. Paul Lutheran High School
205 S Main St., Concordia MO 64020