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Barbara (Crandall) Sewall

December 20, 1933 ~ October 14, 2020 (age 86)


Barbara (nee Crandall) Sewall, 86, of Vermilion, Ohio, passed into eternal life with her Savior on Wednesday, October 14, 2020.  Born on December 20, 1933 in New London, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Mabel (nee Walker) Crandall.  Barbara was a 1951 graduate of Brighton High School and a 1955 graduate of Bryan College in Dayton, TN.

After college she worked at Bethel Children’s Home in Kentucky.  That experience at the orphanage helped mold her into a compassionate, caring listener who used her faith in God to help others throughout her life.

In 1957, she married Ken Sewall in Wellington, Ohio.  They then moved to Bloomfield, NJ, where she resided for 49 years.  She worked in the office of her church, First Baptist Church in Bloomfield, NJ for over 25 years. 

She leaves behind her son, Dan Sewall and his wife, Julia of Vermilion, Ohio.  Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Ken, and her brother Leland Crandall and his wife Phyllis. 

Barbara will be interred with her husband, Ken at Restland Memorial Park in East Hanover, NJ.  There will be no services at this time.  Eastman Funeral Home, New London has been entrusted with arrangements and expressions of sympathy may be shared online at


Private Interment

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