Barbara Ellen Rope, 83, passed away at 6:55 p.m. on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at The Greens of Lima. Barbara was born on September 28, 1938, in Lima, Ohio, to the late George and Carrie (Potter) Swygart.
Barbara was a 1956 graduate of Lima South High School. She worked for 62 years at the Department of Motor Vehicles and was the owner of Eastgate License Bureau where she retired.
She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia (Rusty) Dick; son, Mike (Jennifer) Rope; grandchildren: Teresa Pulfer, Amy (Adam) Mallett, Nicholas (Sherri) Pulfer, Toby (Jen) Dick, Tim (Tammi) Fox, Tonia (Gabe) Twining, Victoria (Matt) Wyse, George Rope, Richard Rope and Elizabeth Rope; great-grandchildren: Ryan, Wyatt, Matthew, Caleb, Ethan, Gray, Bryson, Carson, Kayla, Erica, Ashley, Kelsie, Nolan and Landon; and great-great-grandchildren: Colt, Eli, Evelyn and Zavier.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Josephine Hines and three brothers: George Swygart Jr., Glen Swygart and Harold Swygart.
The family will receive friends from 2 – 8 p.m. on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home and one hour prior to service on Monday. The funeral service will begin at 12 noon on Monday, October 4, 2021 at the funeral home. Rev. Todd Cosart will officiate. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima, OH.
Arrangements handled by Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home, Lima. Condolences may be expressed at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com .
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