Barbara Gorman

1926 - 2017

Barbara Ann Dodson Gorman passed away on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. She was born in El Paso on Sept. 6, 1926, and grew up in the Lower Valley where she attended Ysleta High School. Barbara was a cheerleader and actively involved in school activities.

She later attended Texas College of Mines and was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority. Barbara married Frank W. Gorman Jr. on Aug. 25, 1947, and was a proud mother of four children. She was active in community affairs including St. Patrick Cathedral Altar Society and Christ Child Society, Pan American Round Table and Junior League of El Paso.

Barbara is survived by her husband of 69 years, Frank W. Gorman Jr.; sister Margaret Gaddy; and four children: Susan (Larry) Wilson, Nancy (Steve) Fox, Patrick (Susie) Gorman and Mike Gorman. She is also survived by seven grandchildren: Jason (Rachael) Gorman, Josh (Jessica) Gorman, Molly (Ted) Stoltzman, Paige (Patrick) Woods, Ashley Fox, Mimi (Scot) Tarnowiecky and Robert Wilson, and five great grandchildren.

Services were held Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Patrick Cathedral Altar Society, Christ Child Society or Alzheimer’s Association. Entrusted to Martin Funeral Home West, 128 N. Resler, www.martinfuneralhomewest.com.