Barbian, age 73, of Chesterton, IN, passed away on October 12, 2017 after a
long courageous battle with cancer. He was born on February 16, 1944 in
Beaver Falls, PA, to Wilfred Barbian and Helene (Marion) Cantlon.
He is survived by
his wife of 52 years, Kathleen (Kelly) Barbian of Chesterton, IN; sons,
Scott (Vickie) Barbian of Valparaiso, IN, and Todd Barbian of Chesterton,
IN; daughter, Kelly (David) Randazzo of Chesterton, IN; grandchildren,
Joshua, Nadine, Scottie, Alyssa, Tyler, Hunter and Hope; three
great-grandchildren; and sister, Judith Barbian of FL.
He was preceded in
death by his parents, and stepfather, Martin Cantlon.
Fred worked at the
Duneland YMCA after retiring from Anco. He enjoyed fishing, boating and
visitation will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. until
7:00 p.m., with sharing of memories at 7:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral
Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.
will be provided by Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN.
can be made to Duneland YMCA, 215 Roosevelt Street, Chesterton, IN, 46304,
or The University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation at