Barbara Biondi

June 19, 1926 ~ April 14, 2019 (age 92)




Barbara Rowland Biondi, 92, formerly of New Kensington, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at Longwood at Oakmont. She was born June 19, 1926, in Smicksburg, to the late Tom W. and Dorothy Crawford Rowland.

Barbara was a graduate of Plumville, High School. She was a member of the United Presbyterian Church, the Daughters of the American Revolution, Massy Harbison-Fort Hand Chapter, and the Hill Crest Country Club of Lower Burrell. She was an avid, lifelong bridge player and active in Meals on Wheels America.

Survivors include her daughters, Kim B. (Neil III) Chrisman, and Lynn (Brian) Biondi Cunningham ; grandchildren, Kate Chrisman, Neil (Maddie) Chrisman IV, Anne Cunningham, and David (Katie) Cunningham; great grandchildren, Neil Chrisman V and Blake Chrisman; and brother-in-law, Mario “Nick” (Dolores) Biondi.

Her husband, Herman “Scotty” Biondi, preceded her in death in 2015.

Private funeral service and burial with immediate family only will be in Smicksburg Cemetery. ROSS G. WALKER FUNERAL HOME LTD., 217 Freeport Road, New Kensington was entrusted with the arrangements. To leave an online condolence, visit

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