Viola was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church and formerly Holy Cross Catholic Church. Viola enjoyed instant lottery tickets, listening to Cleveland sports teams, especially the Indians.
Survivors include her niece and caregiver, Debbie Schoditsch (Frank) of Elyria, niece; Julia Taylor (Shane) of North Ridgeville; nephew, Robert W. Wynieski (Arty) of LaGrange.
Viola was preceded in death by her husband, Richard A. Barnes; her parents, Walter and Mary (nee Rice) Wynieski; sister, Elizabeth Milasky; seven brothers, Rudy, Walter, Frank “Cherry”, Anthony “Ollie”, Pete, Edward, Stanley.
Funeral services will at 1 P.M., Thursday, September 19, 2013 at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria, (440) 322-4626, where the family will receive friends from 12 Noon until time of services. Rev. Fr. Robert J. Franco, Pastor of St. Peter Catholic Church, will officiate. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Elyria.