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Diane Louise (Haworth) Barger
March 27, 1945-January 14, 2020
Diane Barger obit pic
Diane Louise (Haworth) Barger entered into rest surrounded by her family on January 14, 2020 in Ripon, CA.  She was born in Lodi on March 27, 1945.  Diane was 74 years old.
   She is preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Marion Haworth, and her brothers Lloyd and John Haworth.          
   Diane leaves behind the love of her life Troy Barger.  She met Troy in the sixth grade at Montezuma Elementary School, and the two have been inseparable ever since. Diane and Troy had two children, Annette Freeman (Bobby) and Darren Barger (Julie), and two grandchildren, Kyle Freeman and Mallory Freeman Gonzalez (Armando), and one great-grandchild on the way.
   She is also survived by her nieces and nephews, Larry Haworth (Jesse), Lisa Haworth Harris, Trina Navarro (Tony), Jeffrey Haworth, Rochelle Bowman, and Godfather and nephew Loren Haworth (Robin).  As well as, many, additional family members who she adored.  In addition, Diane is survived by her two best friends who have been by her side for many years, Joan Southwick and Val Stump.  Diane was a long-time resident of Manteca, she attended both Manteca High School and Franklin High School (Stockton).  After receiving her cosmetology license, she owned and operated “The Studio” in Stockton.  She continued to work in the industry until 2019. She was a member of the Orchid Society, the San Joaquin County Rental Association, and the Nor-Cal Rental Property Association where she sat on the board of directors. Family was everything to Diane. She loved talking on the phone, family get-togethers, and spending quality time with each individual family member. She was an avid shopper and collector. Diane loved all animals.  Diane will be remembered for her spunky personality and loving spirit. She will be forever missed.
   P.L. Fry and Son is honored to be serving the Barger family. A celebration of life will be on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 12:00  p.m. held at Waterloo Gun and Bocce, 4343 N. Ashley Lane, Stockton, CA. An online tribute page is available for condolences to the family at    
In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Hospice of San Joaquin, 3888 Pacific Ave., Stockton, CA 95204.

Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin

Wednesday, January 22, 2020