Barbara Schumacher, age 73, of Canton, went home to be with the Lord on June 17, 2017. Barb was born in Canton, Ohio on August 1, 1943 to the late Allen Strong and Violet (Richey) Bickar. She was a 1962 graduate of McKinley High School. Barb loved to bowl, golf, cook, play cards, take trips to casinos and especially loved spending time with her family and friends. Besides her parents, she was also preceded in death by her step-father, Robert Bickar and brother, Allen "Bradley" Strong. She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, James; children, David Schumacher, Debby (Tim) Finn; grandchildren, Dylan, Seth, Austin Schumacher, Stephanie (Matt) Baden, Amanda Finn; great-grandson, Aiden Hentzell; sister-in-law, Marilyn J. Gobel and several nieces and nephews. The family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to all of the people that helped Barb during her illness. Barb's wishes were to be cremated and the service will be private. The Reed Funeral Home CANTON Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.