Barbara J Abraham (Gaul)

Born: 10/09/1942 Passed:

Barbara J. Abraham passed away peacefully April 15, 2020 at McCrea Manor in Alliance, Ohio with her daughter by her side. Barbara was born October 9, 1942 in Alliance Ohio to the late Robert William and Jean Gaul. She graduated from Alliance High school in 1961 and was the former Executive Director of the Alliance Area Domestic Violence Shelter. Her passion was helping abused women and children.

Survivors include her daughter, Debra (John) Egan; her youngest brother, Jeffery (Terry) Gaul of Canton, Ohio; brother, Richard Gaul of Cleveland; granddaughter, Samantha Bonilla and Mark Jackson of Seattle, Washington; her beloved Chihuahua, Elliott;  and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Joseph and sister, Dawn Marie Postiy. A very Special Thanks to Alliance Hospice for the care Barbara received.

A Celebration of life will be scheduled a later date. Memorial Contributions can be made to Alliance Hospice 2461 W State St Alliance, Ohio 44601  Condolences and special memories can be shared with the family online at

Heritage Cremation Society



2 Tributes to Barbara J Abraham (Gaul)

  1. Becki says:

    So many of my childhood memories involve you, Barb! I’ll cherish all of them. Debbie, I love you so much! Wish I lived closer so I could hug you! My heart is hugging all of you right now!!

  2. Sandy and Chuck says:

    Deb, you were so loving to your mother and gave so much of yourself to her. What a blessing you were able to be by her side as she passed into eternal life. Peace be with you.

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