February 22, 1934 ~ July 14, 2021
Born in: Pittsburgh, PA
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Barbara Irwin Chaplin Buffington, 87, passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock.
Mrs. Buffington was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the late David Campbell Chaplin and Barbara Irwin Chaplin. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Buffington, III; a daughter, Judith Polk Buffington and a sister, Judith Chaplin.
Barbara was a member of All Saints Anglican Church in Mills River. She volunteered her time to many organizations throughout her life and was an avid gardener.
She is survived by her son, David Buffington of Asheville and her beloved dog, Rose.
The family would like to express their gratitude to her wonderful caregivers, Carol Wolf and Mandi Lofton as well as beloved family friend, Kym McCarson.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 11:00 AM at All Saints Anglican Church in Mills River with Father Erich A. Zwingert officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to All Saints Anglican Church, 15 McDowell Road, Mills River, NC 28759.