OTTO, Barbara L. Otto 86, of Woodbridge, Va. passed away January 7, 2014, at Manassas Nursing and Rehab. She was born in 1927 to the late William and Mae Swisher.
Barbara was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Port Richey, FL. She loved music, especially Big Band and Gospel.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband Joseph Otto, step-sons Karl and David Otto, a daughter, Christine Piper; and brothers, Bill Swisher of Ill. and Clarence Swisher who died in a prison camp following the Bataan death march of WWII.
She is survived by her two sons, John and Timothy Costa, daughter Teresa Holt, five grandchildren John and Christopher Piper, Jennifer and Joshua Costa, and Brian Holt, and 4 great grandchildren. As well as her nephew David Swisher.
A Visitation will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. on Sunday January 12, 2013 at Christ Chapel Church followed by a life celebration service at 6 p.m.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of Barbara to: Capital Caring, 10530 Linden Lake Plaza, Manassas, VA 20109 or Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS. 66675 or Fisher House Foundation, 111 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD. 20850.