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GAUL, Barbara Mathewson

GAUL - Barbara Mathewson May 12, 1919 - December 16, 2015
Barbara Mathewson Gaul, born in Buffalo, died in Massillon, OH at the age of 96. She graduated from the Buffalo Seminary in 1937 and married Buffalo native John W. Gaul, in 1939 in Natchez, MS. His career moved them from Buffalo to Medina, NY and in 1961 to Massillon, OH, where Barbara became
a very active member of Central Presbyterian Church. She taught youth and adult classes, was a Ruling Elder in the 70's and 80's, and advocate for the refugee given sanctuary by the church in 1984 during the civil war in El Salvador. Barbara gave love, wisdom, compassion and support as daughter, sister, wife, mother, and friend. She is survived by daughters Linda Gassaway of Albuquerque, NM, and Christine Mitchell of Colorado Springs, CO; son, Harry William Gaul of Gilbert, AZ and their families and her sister-in-law, Dorothy Gates Mathewson of Buffalo, NY. A memorial service will be held at 11 AM, December 30 in Central Presbyterian Church, Massillon, OH. Cremation has taken place and interment will be made at a later date in Buffalo, NY. ATKINSON FEUCHT HARE
(330) 833-4193.

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