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Testimonials

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Many families reach out after the conclusion of the services to let us know how much our support and guidance meant to them in their time of need, and we’re honored to receive such heartfelt praise. We feel that these messages speak for themselves and we’d like to share them with you.

If you feel we’ve gone above and beyond in supporting you through this difficult time, or would simply like to reach out and say thanks, contact us to share your thoughts. It means the world to us to hear from you and know that we’ve made a difference.

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Gloria, Thank you for your kindness.

Charlotte Thomas

April 15, 2022

Thank you for being so kind to us during this sad time of our friend Emma Poling's passing

We the Johnston's Family - Mike, Paula, Lauren & Jacob

April 15, 2022

It's hard to express just how much your words of loving support, prayers, food and beautiful flowers meant to our family during the most difficult time in our lives. Losing our beloved Mother has been very hard. We sincerely appreciate your kindness.

The Phyllis Hebb Family

April 08, 2022

Dear Chris, Mr. Barb & Staff, Gloria, Thank you all so very much for the excellent services you gave to our family for Alma G. Vance interment. Gloria was so patient and helpful to my niece, Diana L. Vance Wise. Chris, just hearing your deep voice on the phone and meeting you again was such a comfort to me. You are a Blessing! Mr. Barb; your presence enhanced the trusting our family has had with your funeral home services. Keep up the good work, and your sweet smile.

Marian Fern Wood

March 29, 2022

Anita & Nick, Thank you for your love, care and professionalism during the loss of our dear wife and mother! We are forever grateful. With love,

The family of Abbie Wamsley

February 10, 2022

Gloria, Nick & Staff, We wanted to sincerely thank the staff of Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for your help, sympathy and kindness during the loss of our Father (Tommy Bennett). A special thank you to Gloria for guiding us through the arrangements and for your kindness, you did an amazing job!! We want to thank Nick as well, he was very kind and courteous at the services (Chris enjoyed their talk). He did an amazing job as well!! The kindness of all made a difficult time a little easier. Thansk again and May God bless you all!

Chris & Dana & the Tommy Bennett Family

February 01, 2022

Nick, Chris & Kevin, On behalf of our family we wish to Thank you all for your professional services during our difficult time. Kevin, Thank you so much for your kindness and loving care of picking Dad up at the nursing home. Letting me have my time with him and giving me time to say good bye. It was so hard to let him go but you made it a lot easier. For that, I am so ever grateful. Nick & Chris, Thank you two for doing a job well done and for making the service very beautiful. You did such a wonderful job. Thank you for all the advice and direction you were able to give to my family and myself when organizing all the funeral arrangements. My family and I appreciate your kind and thoughtful service for our Dad, Tommy Bennett. We look forward to a lasting friendship. Thank you all very much and God Bless!

Cindy and Family

January 31, 2022

Gloria and Anita, Thank you for making the service very beautiful. You did such a wonderful job. Thank you for all the advice and direction you were able to give to my family and myself when organizing all the funeral arrangements. It took a lot of pressure off of us during this crazy time. Gloria, you did a wonderful job making Dad look so handsome and so natural just like he was just sleeping and at peace. There aren't enough words to express my gratitude for your terrific job you did. My family and I will always be grateful. Thank you so much and God Bless!

Tommy Bennett family, Cindy and family

January 31, 2022

Our family wanted to thank you for doing the arrangements done for Delphia Mick. We appreciated the kindness and professionalism with all we encountered. With such a difficult time for our family, it was comforting to know that we didn;t have to worry about details. It was all taken care of making one less worry for the family. Fot that, we were extremely grateful. Again, Thanks.

William, Eric & Loretta Mick

January 01, 2022

Nick & Team, Thanks again for all you and your team did to make my father's service a memorable one! Your professionalism and seamless executions were amazing. Our families experience was so peaceful in this challenging time.

Charles Purdum

January 01, 2022

Gloria, We can't begin to thank you enough for taking such amazing care of our father after his passing. Not only him but our entire family, you are just great! Please also pass our sincere thanks to the rest of the staff at Lohr & Barb for everything they do for families everyday. Also, thank you and the staff for planting a tree in dad's memory. It is something he would love.

The family of Col. Herman Conrad

October 28, 2021

We just wanted to give you a special "thank you" for your kindness and very special services. Things were made as easy as possible for us and was so very much appreciated. You made us as a family feel like you would treat one of your family members and that is very special.

Linda Rhodes and Family

October 19, 2021

Dear Nick, Anita & Staff, Our family wants to express our sincere heartfelt thanks for all the wonderful acts of kindness and sympathy shown to our family in the loss of our loved one (Floyd). We want to thank you for the excellent service and everything you did to make Floyd's final rites and his funeral so nice. Thank you for honoring our requests and for helping make decisions, in this very difficult time. Thank you for showing such compassion & caring in everything you did for us! We had so many comments from friends and family saying you all and your staff do such a wonderful job and service, and we definitely agree! Thank you for being such wonderful friends to our family. We want to expecially thank you for the memorial tribute of planting a tree in Floyd's memory. He woud be so pleased and grateful! Again our family wants to express our heartfelt thanks and gratitude for the wonderful service you provided for our family! Your wonderful service and expressions of sympathy will always be held in our hearts forever!

Comonia, Steve, Wendy & Families

September 27, 2021

Thank you each and everyone for your help in burying our son Edgar. You were wonderful, caring and kind to us all. God Bless

Edgar Watring's family - Elma, Sandy, Herbert & Joe

September 02, 2021

Lohr & Barb Funeral Home Staff, We would like to "Thank You" for your outstanding service and kindness shown during this difficult time. There are not enough words to express how thankful we are for you. We appreciate all that you have done for our family. The arrangements and service couldn't have been more perfect. My dad would have been proud. Sending love and prayers from the family of Jim Hartman.

Corrine Hartman and daughter Cherie Howell

August 23, 2021

Nick & Staff, We are writing to let you and your staff know, that we appreciate the utmost care given to us during our time of sorrow. Compassion, kindness and organization are just 3 words that describe your services. We really felt like family the way you and your staff put the service together. The appearance of my father Wayne was very natural and peaceful. We feel your attention to detail was over the top during our time of need. Again Thanks so much!

Gregg & Cindy Huffman

August 23, 2021

Our family wants to express our sincere thanks and appreciation for all your wonderful acts of kindness, you all showed to us in the loss of "Hank". Thank you for your loving and caring words and for making everything so special in this very difficult time. Our family wants you to know that you all did wonderful in everyway and everything for "Hank" and us! We are so grateful for you all and for being such wonderful friends to our family, and for the excellent service you provided for our family in this very difficult time for our family!.. Again, Thank You So Much! May God always Bless You and Your Families!

Comonia, Bryan, Justin, & families

May 28, 2021

Nick, Anita, Gloria and Staff, Thank you so much for taking such good care of my Father and for helping provide a beautiful service and tribute for him! I really appreciate all of your help and kindness during this most difficult time! My Sincerest Thanks!

Andrea M. Corley

May 13, 2021

Gloria, We can't even begin to thank you for everything you and the Lohr & Barb Staff have done for us during our time of loss. The meetings, phone calls, planning and execution of our wife/mother's service was so well handled that we did not have to do anything. Thank you for everything.

The Family of Betty Conrad

March 30, 2021

Nick, Anita, and Gloria Thank you for making a difficult time a little more bearable. We appreciate that you accommodated our requests and that we were able to give Allen(Dad) a nice send off. Allen looked "nice".

Linda Loughry and Family

March 18, 2021

Dear Staff, Thank you so much for your services during the loss of our loved one. Even though it was a difficult process, your caring staff made it a little easier.

Ruth Mullennex Family

January 26, 2021

Nick, Thank you for all of your help with my father's memorial. You made a very sad situation into a tolerable experience. Thanks again!

Paul Jr. and Teresa Wamsley

December 18, 2020

Anita, I simply cannot say thank-you enough for your kind words and heartfelt condolences during the passing of our mother. Seeing Mother so much at rest, really put my heart at rest during this difficult time...with heartfelt and warmest regards.

Brian Ball

November 17, 2020

Nick, Anita and Staff, My husband, Tom, and I would like to say "thank you" so very much "for the kindness and help you have given us during this time." You set our minds at ease. It is very hard to lose a loved one but you have been so nice. Thank You.

The family of Gary Michael Carr - Tom and Tammy Carr

November 09, 2020

Nick, Thank you so much on behalf of my family for your kind words and utmost professionalism of your staff. During these most difficult days, you all put my mind and heart at ease, and for that my deepest regards.

Brian Ball

October 30, 2020

Nick & Anita, Thanks for your gentle touch during our grieving the loss of our mom, Joyce Ziesemer.

The Ashby & Guerrieri families

October 26, 2020

Everyone, Thank you very much for your many kindnesses and great service during the passing of my mother-in-law, Helen Barrick. She looked beautiful! The services were wonderful! I will never forget your many kindnesses!

Lucinda

September 03, 2020

Dear Anita and Nick; Thank you for all you did for us during Jr.'s death and thanks for thinking of me. I really appreciate it. It is hard as heck but we will make it with the friends like you and all the rest. Thanks for the obituaries. It was real nice of you. You take care and pray for us.

Love Dora, Beaver, Jan, Kevin & Alicia

August 06, 2020

Ms. Anita and staff of Lohr & Barb - Thank you for all your help with Mike during his recent passing. Your excellent communication with Wright and Ferguson in Flowood, MS made everything easier for us knowing he was in good hands. Thank you for getting him home so we could lay him to rest.

Sherri Strahin McGuffee and the family of Mike McGuffee

July 09, 2020

The Barb Family, Thank you so much for the flowers and support during this difficult time for our family. Your support and generosity went a long way and has helped us feel the love around us as we experience this grief. We are so grateful for your sincere thoughtulness.

The Ricottilli Family

June 05, 2020

Nick & Anita, I can't thank you enough for the love, gentleness and support you extended to our family during this difficult time. You made the process easy for our family. Mom looked like her old self which made this easier for our family. You are amazing and I will forever be grateful for all you did for us.

Melinda Hott Runkle

May 28, 2020

Anita and Nick, Doug and I want to say how much we appreciate you. For you patience, kindness and love during this difficult time. We know that you both have shared this pain. Just know that we will be and are so blessed and grateful to both of you. We Love You.

Doug, Dian & Coleman

May 05, 2020

Dear Nick and entire Lohr & Barb Family, Thank you so much for all you did for my family during such a difficult time. We appreciate your gentle kindness. Everything was perfect despite the snow! Thanks!

Deb Pernia, Jen Cerone & Family

February 25, 2020

Anita, Nick & Staff, The family of Patricia extends our many thanks, gratitude and appreciation for the special care and service given to Patricia and family. Patricia looked beautiful and at peace. Many thanks to you and your wonderful staff. God Bless!

Anita Goddin and the Zirkle family

February 07, 2020

Anita and Nick, Thank you both so much for all your help and guidance during Chuck's passing. Your thoughtfulness, kindness and friendship is so very much appreciated.

The family of Chuck Dumire

December 17, 2019

Thank you for helping us during this difficult time. Your kindness & concern means a great deal to us. We appreciate all the support you have extended to us during this sadness.

The family of Juanita Smith

October 25, 2019

Dear Nick and Anita, Thank you from the bottom of my heart for taking such good care of us (once again) when my Grandma Helen McCauley passed. These transitions are never easy but you have a way of making it feel manageable. With much gratitude.

Annie

September 10, 2019

Glenn and I want to say thanks again for everything you and your staff did for our family. Your professionalism and empathy was above and beyond. God Bless!

Glenn Jr. and Tammy Menear

September 02, 2019

To the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home Staff, We thank you for doing an excellent job with the burial of Carolyn Respess. You made it all run smoothly including the hugs!! Thank you very much!

Judith & John Kloetzel

August 27, 2019

Thank you for your support, your help and your love. May God Bless you!

The Thomas Poling Family

August 27, 2019

Anita & Staff, Thank you all for your wonderful assistance and service for our mother. It couldn't have been more beautiful!

Jay Mahoney

July 31, 2019

Anita, Nick, Kevin, Gloria, & Chris We would all like to express our sincere thanks to each of you for the compassionate and caring manner with which you treated our family during our loss. Your genuine concern and professionalism throughout the entire ordeal were greatly appreciated. To Anita! Mom sure did love your boys, as she did all those little darlings! Take care and God Bless!

Harry, Tina, Jay, Jon and Families

July 31, 2019

Dear Gloria, Thank you for all your help with Mom's service. You, Anita, Kevin and all your staff were like family we just hadn't met before and you made the day go so smoothly. Thank you so much again!

Lori Banschbach

July 12, 2019

Anita and Nick, Thank you so much for the excellent services you provided for Roeda. From your first phone call to our departure your actions and words were comforting, compassionate and professional. You always anticipated what we needed without being intrusive. We cannot thank you enough for helping us during this difficult time.

Becky Miller and Shorty Hill

June 19, 2019

Nick, Steve and I want to thank you for your services on behalf of our beloved Aunt Rose. You and your team made us feel welcome and executed all tasks with loving care. As visitors to Elkins, we were unsure of each event - but you had everything taken care of! Please pass our appreciation on to your staff

Linda Wilmoth

January 30, 2019

Nick, I didn't want to wait another day to drop you a note and express my thanks to you and your staff on the wonderful service you provided for our sister Dorothy. It has been a month since she passed away and we are still talking about that day. The last time the family saw her at Valentine's we were shocked at her condition, we thought is this how we are to remember her? Those memories would have haunted us forever. Then you worked your magic and when we walked in the funeral home the day of the viewing, not knowing what to expect, we were just amazed and so thankful for what we saw...she looked so peaceful and beautiful. We couldn't have been more surprised and pleased. Thank you, we will always be grateful for your work and the entire experience. Rev. Joe Wolfe's words were uplifting and comforting...we didn't even mind the mud at the gravesite. To bring the day to a close, over 20 family members and friends gathered at the house to share stories, good food and reflect on the day. What a perfect way to honor our sister, I know she would have been pleased. Nick, you know you have our approval for all the services you have provided and you will always be highly recommended!

The Dorothy Erickson Family...Shorty, Carol, Evelyn, Butch, Diane and extended family

January 30, 2019

Everyone, Your professionalism and kindness in the planning process and service for Jean Long were very much appreciated. You made an unbearable situation "bearable." Thank you for being there when we needed you the most.

Cheryl Turnes

January 28, 2019

Dear Anita & Nick, Thanks for going the extra mile for us in Dick's honor. Your friendship, thoughtfulness and prayers are beyond compare. Love and prayers.

Richard B. Walden family

December 28, 2018

Nick, Anita, and Team, I would like to thank you and your entire team for all you did for us as we mourned the loss of our father. Even though our dad struggled so, he looked at peace and very dignified. Nick, with his caring and understanding personality, made the burial process so much easier. We appreciate everything you did!

Jeremy DeMotto & family

December 18, 2018

Anita & Nick, Thank you both so very much for your kindness during Dad's passing.

Debbie James and the family of Keith D. Phillips

November 29, 2018

Anita, Nick, and Omer, Words can not express our appreciation for your acts of kindness following our Dad's passing. Your compassionate caring ways helped to ease our pain. Dad always had high regards of each of you and we are so thankful you were here for us to carry out his last wishes. May God richly bless each of you as a family and as you bless others in their special time of need. The family of Ward Moats will always remember your caring ways.

Tom & Millie Shaffer, Bill & Sharon Moats and families

November 20, 2018

Nick & Anita, Thank you so much for the funeral for Uncle Bruce Carr. You did such a great job. I really appreciate your professionalism and personal touch.

Nancy Ketterman-Whittaker

November 20, 2018

We wanted to let you know how much we appreciated your sincere compassion and professionalism. Mom looked beautiful and the whole ordeal was made easier by both of you. Thank You!

Clark & Donna Auvil

November 20, 2018

Dear Nick & Staff, Thank you again for your caring treatment. God bless all of you and your families.

Mary Messer

October 31, 2018

Thank you so much for all the love and support during dad's passing. We will be eternally grateful for everything you have done. You were our angel during our most difficult time. Thank you for making it beautiful.

Ann & Andy Silvester, Evelyn Rhodes & family

September 28, 2018

Anita, Nick, Gloria, Chris & Kevin We just wanted to say thank you for all your kindness, perfect services and beautiful flowers that expressed your sympathy during our difficult time of loss. You are so very special to us and we deeply appreciate all of you!

Kay & George Scott

August 23, 2018

Thank You The family of Edward "Punk" Phillips would like to thank everyone for their kindness and prayers during the death of our loved one. The EMS and EMT's, Lohr & Barb Funeral Home, especially Anita Barb, for the love, caring and help during and after the funeral. The pall-bearers, for the beautiful flowers, Rev. William Brown and Sylvia, First United Methodist Women for the delicious meal and all who brought food, sent cards, phone calls and visits. Words cannot express our gratitude. May God bless each of you.

Wife, Sharon, Children, Nieces and Nephews

June 14, 2018

Thank You...more than I can say. You all did a good job. Connie, Stacy, and Donna want you all to know that you were really nice and helped us out.

Connie Nestor

June 14, 2018

Nick & Anita, Thank you for everything that yo did to make our mother's home going easier! Everything was perfect! You all are excellent and very professional in all you do.

Ronda McAdory & Larry Filler

June 11, 2018

Just want to say thank you from the bottom of our heart for the wonderful way in which you treated us during the loss of our mother. You went out of your way to make it easier on us. You were so professional and we all so much appreciate you. May God's richest blessings be upon you and your families. We Love you - thanks so much.

Rosalie Phillips Family

May 29, 2018

We would like to thank the most wonderful and caring staff at Nella's South Nursing Home for taking care of my mother, Augustine June Ware Manolidis these past three months. You treated my mom and myself and family like we were your own family. You were like Angels of Mercy. I know this because I saw this with my own eyes. Also we would like to thank the Nurses, Aides, and Counselors at WV Caring. You were also like Angels of Mercy. Without your caring touch and advice we would have been lost. Also I would like to thank all those who sent cards, food, and flowers. A special thanks to Dr. Sam Roberts, Penny Thomas NP, Pastor Rick Price, Shasta & T.R. Eidell and the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home. You will never be forgotten. Thank You.

Paul "Nick", Helen, & Jimmy Manolidis & Opal Menear

May 03, 2018

Thank you for your kindness and all your help during the loss of our loved one. We appreciated you and all you do. You are like family to us. May God bless you and all at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home.

Family of Edward Phillips

April 10, 2018

Thank you for all you did for us when Leonard passed. I heard a lot of great comments and compliments about everything. Keep up the good work. Again thanks to all.

Barbara J (Jo) Kerns

October 23, 2016

Anita & Nick, You all are the greatest. Thank you so much for making the memorial so special. God Bless. P.S. Mack's daughters were so moved with everything you did.

Mary Ellen & Girls

October 20, 2016

Thanks for all your help in planning Katheryne Snyder's funeral. The flowers were stunning. The Reverend gave a nice service.

Donna & Warren Heath

September 26, 2016

Thank you. We would like to thank everyone for their show of support and condolences following the loss of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother, Frank G. Ferguson. Your calls, visits, texts, prayers, cards, and food have meant the world to each and every one of us. We are truly overwhelmed with your generosity and acts of kindness. Special thanks to Pastor Mike Lantz for your kind words of comfort and spiritual guidance during this difficult time, as well as Nick and Anita Barb for the wonderful service. We would also like to thank the United States Air Force, the H.W. Daniels Post #29 American Legion, the Tygart Valley Post #3647 Veterans of Foreign War, the Tucker Co. Veterans Assoc. and the Pythagoras Lodge #128 A.F. & A.M., and St. Paul's United Methodist church for the wonderful meal.

Sharon Ferguson, Cheryl & Alan Plum and family, Katie & Joe DiBacco and family, Amy & RC Mongomery

September 03, 2016

Thank you. The family of Lena Annabelle Fitzwater Cross Harper would like to thank everyone for the love and support shown to us during the loss of our loved one. Your sympathy, thoughtfulness and prayers will always be gratefully remembered. We especially like to thank Hospice Care Corp., Lohr & Barb Funeral Home, Rev. William Brown, the ladies of the Moore and Parsons FUMC for the delicious meal and all who sent flowers, cards and food.

The Cross & Harper Family

August 28, 2016

Anita, Nick, Chris & Staff, Thank you for such a great job in taking care of our mother. It meant a lot to our family on how caring and understanding the whole staff was.

Sherry & Cathy

Thank you so much for all you did for our family during the loss of our mother (Dot Jones). You all did a great job and we were very pleased with everything.

Barbara Seymour

 

Lohr & Barb Funeral Home - Elkins
120 First Street
P.O. Box 1027
Elkins, WV 26241
Phone:(304) 636-4440
Fax: (304) 636-4046

 

Lohr & Barb Funeral Home - Parsons
312 Main Street
Parsons, WV 26287
Phone:(304)478-2300
Fax: (304) 478-9902

 

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