Obituary: Barbara Joyce Boros



Barbara Joyce Boros, 71, of Carmel, died July 7, 2014. Barb was born Sept. 5, 1942, in Cleveland as the oldest of six children to the late Walter and Stephanie Barlow. She received her bachelor’s degree in Education from Kent State University and her master’s degree in Education from Butler University. She married Stephen R. Boros on May 7, 1966. She educated children for decades at Woodbrook Elementary in Carmel starting with first-graders and later fourth-graders. Barb loved to read, travel and visit with family. She always put others first which gave her the compassion and patience to teach elementary children for so many years. Barb is survived by her husband, Stephen Boros, of Carmel; two sons, Peter (Kacinda) Boros of Bloomington and Michael (Amy) Boros of Traverse City, Mich.; five siblings, Robert Barlow, Deborah Daugherty, Renee Kowalski, Pamela Sisley and Michelle Courtad; and two grandsons, Henry and Jack Boros. A Mass of Christian burial was conducted at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church July 15. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Leppert Mortuary – Carmel. Online condolences may be made at,