Indus R. Siegel

September 24, 1925 ‒ August 05, 2019

Johnstown, Ohio

Indus R. Siegel, age 93 formerly of Johnstown passed away Monday, August 5, 2019 at Country View of Sunbury.

She was born September 24, 1925 in Johnstown to the late Burr and Marie (Baker) Barcus and was a graduate of Johnstown High School in 1944. Indus worked 40 years as a bookkeeper before retiring.

Indus was a dedicated Pythian Sister of the White Shield Temple for over 60 years. Generous and giving, she was of Christian faith and a wonderful Mother.

She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Marsha and Bill Guthrie of Branson, Missouri, son-in-law, Tad Schwartzberg of Kingsport, TN, grandsons, Brian (Heather) and Adam (Lanisha) Schwartzberg and 7 great-grandchildren.

Indus was preceded in death by her beloved husband Jack Siegel in 1991, her daughter Susan Schwartzberg who also died August 5, 2019, and a sister Phyllis Martin in 2010.

Graveside services will be held 10 AM Monday, August 12, 2019 at Green Hill Cemetery in Johnstown. Arrangements have been entrusted to the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Sunbury.

Memorial contributions can be made to VFW Post 254, 180 W. Maple St., Johnstown, OH 43031 in Indus’ memory.

Condolences may be expressed at

  • Marsha and families,
    Our condolences on your mom’s passing. She was a very special lady. Now she’ll join her beloved Jack and Phyllis.

  • Marsha,my thoughts and prayers go out to you and all your family,I loved your mom,and will miss her terribly,she was a wonderful very dear person,may she finally be with her Jack,rest in peace Indus,she will be missed

    • So so sad for the loss of Indus,and Susan too,praying for all the family’s,they both were very loved,and will be missed tremendously

  • So sorry for your loss of Indus & Susan on the same day. They were my Pythian Sisters & friends. They will be missed by many in Ohio that knew & loved them
    Our prayers are with your families at this difficult time.

  • Indus and her Family were our neighbors when we moved to Johnstown in 1961. She was a very caring and thoughtful person. I will miss her very much.
    We traveled together many, many miles in Ohio and other States attending Pythian Sister Functions. Our Friendship strengthened over the years and we became very close.
    Now her earthly body has been healed. May she rest in Peace.