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Barbara Ann Nolte

January 29, 1935 — January 1, 2023



Barbara Ann Nolte, 87, of Frederick, MD went to be with our Lord on Sunday, January 1, 2023. 

She is preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, William "Bill" S. Nolte, of Rockville, MD, as well as her parents Margret J. Duvall and Percy C. Duvall of Washington, D.C. 

Barbara dedicated 32 years to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as an Executive Assistant until retiring and relocating to Frederick, MD where she embarked on a new administrative career and volunteering mission.  She was a devoted and active member of Frederick Presbyterian Church, serving as a deacon and participating in the choir.  Her passion for music followed her from Elmbrook Church in D.C. to St. Elizabeth's and St. Mary's Catholic Church in Rockville, and the Rockville Community Choir.   She loved to travel, cook, sew and was an avid reader, but most of all she so enjoyed meeting, sharing, and helping others. 

 Barbara is survived by her sister, Sandra Cannon, of Frederick, MD and her four children:  Beverlie Prud'homme, Glen Allen, VA; William (Bill) Nolte of Oshkosh, WI; Robert (Bob) Nolte of Culpeper, VA and Elizabeth (Beth) Gross of Frederick, MD.  She was the beloved grandmother of Angela Allen, John Nolte, Samantha Williams, Will Nolte and LeeAnn Nolte of Wisconsin.  Kristina Rosen, Eric Gross and Kevin Gross of Frederick, MD, and Jessica Albert and Andrew Nolte of Virginia.  She also cherished her eight great grandchildren.

The family invites you to join them on Thursday, January 5, 2023 at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.   The funeral service will be held on Friday, January 6, 2023 at the Frederick Presbyterian Church,  115 W 2nd Street, Frederick, MD at 11:00am.  A private interment will be held at a later date. 

Barbara was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister and friend, and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association ( ). 

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, January 5, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Stauffer Funeral Home-Frederick

1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 21702

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Funeral Service

Friday, January 6, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Frederick Presbyterian Church

115 W 2nd St, Frederick, MD 21701

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