Maxine A. Barger, 80, of West Liberty, went home on Thursday, April 7, 2016 in her residence to join her beloved husband, Thomas, who passed away in 2002. She was born on April 22, 1935 in Urbana, OH, a daughter of Joseph and Margaret (Connelly) Brake. A graduate of St. Mary High School, Maxine was very dedicated to and involved with St. Mary Catholic Church and had been a CCD teacher there. She married her husband, Thomas, on July 11, 1964 and enjoyed being a stay-at-home mom. She was very caring and gentle and a true caregiver, loved to read and write and was known for her baking. Survivors include her children, Thomas Barger, Ann Margaret Barger, Michael (Regina) Barger, Kathryn (Chester) Quinn and Paul (Cathryn) Barger; grandchildren, Brandilyn, Jacob, Jared, Charles, Kyle, Mitchell, Luke and Eden; great-grandchildren, Parker, Peyton and Preston; sister-in-law, Nancy Hoffman; and numerous cousins and extended family members. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Thomas; brother, Joseph; sisters, Mary Colbert, Betty Brake and an infant sister; and brother-in-law, Richard Colbert. The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 in the WALTER & STOWE FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. A Mass of Christian Burial will then be held at 10 a.m. in St. Mary Catholic Church, 231 Washington Ave., Urbana, with Father Matt Lee, Celebrant. Entombment will follow in Oak Dale Cemeterys Shepherd Mausoleum, Urbana. The family wishes to thank Community Mercy Hospice and the doctors and nurses at DaVita Dialysis for their care of Maxine. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.walterfunerals.com.