On Nov. 22, Barbara Jean Slavkin (née Goldberg) of Columbia at 71. She is survived by her beloved husband Richard Slavkin; children Jason Slavkin and Amanda (Michael) Pizzurro; brother David Goldberg; and grandchildren Lila Pizzurro, Aiden Pizzurro and Elliott Pizzurro. She was predeceased by her parents Samuel and Lillian Goldberg. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was also an exceptional pediatric nurse for nearly 50 years. She was loved and will be terribly missed by many family and friends.

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