Lura Leone (Barber) Aughey

Born: Sat., Mar. 4, 1922
Died: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018

Private Interment


10:30 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Nov. 03, 2018
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.

Memorial Service

11:00 AM Sat., Nov. 03, 2018
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.

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     MACUNGIE — Lura Leone Barber Aughey, 96, formerly of Mifflintown, died October 23, 2018 at 5:15 p.m. in the Lehigh Center in Macungie, PA.

     Born  March 4, 1922 in Milton, PA,  she was a daughter of the late Fulmer D. Barber and Nellie (Brown) Barber.  Her husband, Jay Elton Aughey,  whom she married Feb. 7, 1942, preceded her in death on  Sept. 21, 2005.

     She is survived by two sons, Ray L. Aughey and companion Robin Bernhardt, of Clarkia, Idaho, and Marlin E. Aughey and wife Kathy, of York, PA,  one daughter, Joyce A. Hunter and husband Kurt, of Orefield, PA, one brother, Stanley Barber of Lewistown, three grandchildren, Denise Aughey, Matthew Aughey, and Lauren Mitchem, one step- granddaughter, Trinity Deibert, two great grandchildren, and four step-great grandchildren.

     She had worked as a seamstress earlier in life and retired as Deputy Register and Recorder of Juniata County in September 1984.  She was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church, Mifflintown.

      She enjoyed crafts, playing cards, and doing crossword puzzles.      

     A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Guss Funeral Home, Mifflintown with Rev. Chris Mathiason and Rev. William Esborn officiating. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family in the Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown.

     There will be a visitation from 10:30 until time of the service at Guss Funeral Home.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Samaritan's Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.

Charitable donations may be made in Lura's memory to the following organization:

Samaritan's Purse
PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607

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George D. Birse
   Posted Sat November 03, 2018
so sorry, I knew Lura and Jay through the Lewistown Barbershop chorus, She was such a nice, pleasant lady