Barbara Husband

    Barbara Jane Husband, 79, of Murphy, passed away Monday, April 16, 2018, in a Blairsville, Ga., hospital.
    She was a native of Youngstown, Ohio, but lived most of her life in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., before moving to Cherokee County in the 1990s. She was a talented artist and a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was of the Catholic faith.
    She was the daughter of the late Stanley John and Florence Burscky Rosko. She also was preceded in death by a son, Douglas John Husband.
    Surviving are her husband, Joseph E. “Bud” Husband; five daughters, Kimberlee Mastronardi of Murphy, Lori Chevy of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Barbara Ellen Boudrot of Murphy, Kristin Sullivan of Orlando, Fla., and Jenny Marie Dalton of Murphy; two sons, Daniel J. Husband of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and John Joseph Hart of Detroit, Mich.; a sister, Judith Rosko of Ohio; three brothers, Stanley, Richard and Tom Rosko, all of Ohio; 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
    A private family memorial service will be held.
    Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy, is in charge of arrangements.
    An online guest register is available at

The Cherokee Scout

Mailing Address:
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Murphy, NC 28906
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