Valerie Barber, RIP

A note from David Michael:

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It is with great sadness that we deliver to you the heartbreaking news of the passing of Valerie Barber. Valerie passed away after her long struggle with cancer on Wednesday, July 26th.  Valerie was a valued member of David Michael for over 30 years and created many of David Michael’s Legacy Vanilla Flavors.  She will be truly missed, leaving behind the fond memories we have of her.  She always had a smile for everyone and was highly regarded by everyone.  This is truly a great loss to DM.

Please keep Valerie’s family in your thoughts as they go through this difficult time.


Obituary for Valerie Barber
BARBER, Valerie Jane (nee Rose), on July 26, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Age 60. Of Marlton, NJ. Beloved wife of Ronald J. Barber Jr.. Devoted mother of Allison and Daniel Barber. Dear sister of Beverly Denbleyker, Noreen Myers and the late Norman Rose. Also survived by her loving family and friends. Valerie graduated from Rutgers University. She worked for David Michael and Co. Inc. in Philadelphia for over 30 years and was a member of the National Flavor Chemist Society. She was a faithful member of the Marlton United Methodist Church. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Marlton UMC, P.O. Box 1160 Marlton NJ 08053 or to Kids Alley, PO Box 594, Audubon, NJ 08106.