Mattie Wacker Barranco


October 10, 1938 - February 3, 2014

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Mattie Wacker Barranco, 75, of Harrisonburg, passed away on Monday, February 3, 2014. Mattie was born on October 10, 1938 in Claremore, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of the late Arthur William Wacker and Bonnie Marie Runnels.
She is survived by her husband, Stephen Sams Barranco Sr, who she married on November 16, 1965. Mattie moved to the area in 2008 with her husband to enjoy their retirement.
Additional surviving family include her children, Stephen Sams Barranco Jr. and his wife, Joyce, and Katherine Wacker Barranco; grandchildren, Jessica Barranco , Stephen Sams Barranco III, and Natalie Barranco; sisters, Margaret Nelson and Bonnie Bruington.
She was an active member and volunteer in several organizations, with a great interest in the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution and the National Society Daughters of Colonial Wars.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to the Boy Scouts of America: Troop 42 (attn: Karen Woods), 501 South Main St., Harrisonburg, VA 22801. Donations can also be made directly to Boy Scouts of America by using the link: http://aplacetogive.scouting.org/. Enter zip code 22801.
Private services will be held at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens, in Harrisonburg.
Harrisonburg
3173 Spotswood Trail
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
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Elkton
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Elkton, VA 22827
540-298-1279