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Obituary for Barbara Kelley Urschel
Barbara K. Urschel, 68, passed away at her home in Merrimack, NH on December 15, 2016, surrounded by her loving family.
Barbara was born on September 3, 1948 to Rogerson J. Kelley and Florence W. Kelley (Briggs). She graduated from Ichabod Crane Central High School in Valatie, NY in June 1966. She married Arthur E. Urschel of Albany, NY on July 16, 1970 in Columbus, MS, one day prior to Art’s graduation from USAF Pilot Training. From there, Barb and Art began their adventures together through many places including homes in California, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Hampshire and Massachusetts and travels around the world. They had two children together; Stephanie Urschel Hall and Benjamin J. Urschel. Barbara worked as a teacher for many years; introducing countless students to the wonders of technology. She also ran her own business as a consultant for corporate aircraft completions. Her work ethic, dedication and attention to detail was noted and appreciated by all who worked with her.
Barbara is survived by her husband of 46 years, Arthur; her daughter Stephanie and son-in-law Dr. Michael J. Hall and her beloved grandchildren, Ryan E., Abigail R. and Sara A. Hall; her son Benjamin and daughter-in-law Stephanie Poach Urschel; her sisters, brother and many other family members and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 6, 2017, 11am at St. John Neumann Church, 708 Milford Rd., Merrimack, NH. Gathering and luncheon to follow. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her name to The Cancer Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital, 172 Kinsley St., Nashua, NH 03060.