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Barbara June (Ennis) Mincin

September 03, 1931 - March 28, 2021

Obituary For Barbara June (Ennis) Mincin

On Sunday, March 28, 2021 God put his arms around you and whispered come with me! Barbara June (Ennis) Mincin, age 89, of Pleasant Hills, formerly of Mount Washington, passed surrounded by her loving family at her side where she was received in Heaven by her soulmate and husband of 60 years, Leo Anthony Mincin.
Barbara was born September 3, 1931 to the late James and Margaret Ennis. She is the sister of Lois Ennis, William (Barbara) Ennis, Carol (Santo) Battaglia and the late Margaret (Andy) Hurney. Barbara met the love of her life and best friend, Leo Mincin of Baldwin, in a coffee shop where she kept his cigarette lighter with the hope he would come back looking for it so they could meet. On June 20, 1953, exactly nine months later, they were married. They soon started a family and were blessed with five children, the late Debra (Richard) Howells, Maureen (Guy) Cristiano, Kathleen (James) Bereksazi, Leo (Karen) Mincin, Colleen (Steve) Reyes. Their family expanded and the joy of their lives became their 14 grandchildren who they spoiled with lots of love: Michael, April (Christopher), Amber (Simplice), James (May), Barbara (Christina), Guy, Richard (Viviana), Ashley, Crystal, Alyssa (Ashley), Steven, Nicole, Zachary and Stevan. Leo and Barbara also had eight beautiful great-grandchildren: Ryan, Alexis, Isabella, Ella, Braxton, Giovanna, Mia and baby Cristiano. Barbara was a devout Catholic and longtime member of St. George Roman Catholic Church where she and Leo were married and had their children baptized as well as educated. She was most passionate about her family and showered them with unconditional love. She enjoyed spending time with them, especially on vacations, trips to the zoo, picnics, and annual Kennywood Park trips, which always concluded with ice cream cones and candy. She was the matriarch of the family and a woman full of love, compassion, empathy and selflessness. She will be missed so much, but her legacy will continue through her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Rest In Peace, sweet Mommy. Friends will be received at the John F. Slater Funeral Home, Inc., 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood 15227 on Monday and Tuesday, April 5 and 6, 2021 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday in Triumph of the Holy Cross, St. Thomas 'A Becket Church at 10:00 a.m. Everyone please meet at church. Mask and social distancing guidelines must be adhered to. Please send condolences to www.johnfslater.com

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You were the most loving, caring, giving, and best grandmother anyone could ask for. You and pap left a legacy and created. a family im honored and proudto be apart of. I was named after you, and I will forever treasure the honor. I love you and miss you and pap so much. Continue to bless and be my guardian angels. You're heartache and suffering is over and you are with the love of ur life again.
- Barbara Bereksazi
Dear Colleen, Steve and family ... we are so very sorry for your loss. I know what a wonderful woman your mother was and we are so sorry for your pain and sadness. I hope you take comfort in knowing that she's in God's loving arms and in your father's arms once again. Always in our thoughts and prayers. Carrie and Bill Mathias and family
- Carrie Mathias

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