Dr. Barbara Ann Reed Dedehayir

November 11, 1923 ‒ November 09, 2007

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD: Dr. Barbara Ann Reed Dedehayir, 83, of Mansfield, died Friday, November 9, 2007 in the Cleveland Clinic following a short illness.

She was the daughter of Dr. John and Hallie (Zimmerman) Reed of Butler, the sister of Dr. Myron S. Reed of Mansfield, and the wife of Dr. A. R. Dedehayir, all of whom preceded her in death.

She is survived by her sisters, Dr. Elizabeth “Betty” Reed of Butler, and Jeanne Test Antinozzi and her husband Daniel Antinozzi of Naples, Florida; a nephew Myron Reed of Mansfield; and nieces Andree Haj’Abed of Ashland, Elizabeth Orbison of Ocala, Florida, Carla Robinson of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Brooke Millett of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, Tanya Voorhees of Mansfield, Melissa Geiger of Desert Hot Springs, California, and numerous great nieces and nephews.

Barbara first attended school in Butler, but graduated from the Columbus School for Girls. She attended Wellesley College in Massachusetts and The Ohio State University, graduating in 1945. In 1949 she graduated from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus. She interned at the Buffalo General Hospital in New York in 1950 and later was a resident in Internal Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic.

She and Dr. Dedehayir were married in Mansfield and both practiced in the Mansfield area.

She was a member of Westbrook Country Club, the First English Lutheran Church of Mansfield, the Republican Club, the Retired Physicians Group, and the Mansfield General Hospital Continuing Medical Education Group.

She and her husband traveled extensively, going around the world and visiting in Turkey many times. They maintained a winter residence in Miami, Florida.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, November 15, 2007, at 11 am in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home, friends may call the hour prior. The Rev. John Guliano will officiate. Interment will be in Bunkerhill Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions to First English Lutheran Church may be made at the funeral home.

Online condolences to the family may be made by visiting: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.