Barbara Apsega, 79, of Charlotte, died Tuesday, February 14, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Charlotte. She was born May 19, 1932, the daughter of Orville and Alma (Strickland) Jack. Barb was an active associate member of the 14th Air Force Flying Tigers and enjoyed crocheting and traveling. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Apsega; three brothers; and step-son, George Apsega. Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Debbie Marcinkoski and husband, Rick; step-children, Marie Summers and husband, Bob, John Apsega, Jr. and his wife, Sybil, Ed Apsega and his wife, Debbie, and Laurie Apsega; grandchildren, Brian and Jon Welch, Scott Apsega, Christopher Apsega, Brandi Apsega, and Mark Apsega; and five great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at Arlington National Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to your favorite charity in Barbara's name. McEwen Funeral Service – Pineville Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Please visit Barbara's online memorial at www.mcewenpinevillechapel.com.