CHAPEL HILL – Barbara Kusmierz, of Chapel Hill peacefully passed away on Jan. 30, 2023 at the SECU Hospice House in Pittsboro with her loving children by her side. Barbara was born in Buffalo, N.Y. to the late Anthony Kusmierz and Rose (Kobylanski) Kusmierz. She is survived by her son Corey Mulawka of Roxboro, her daughter Brooke Mulawka of Diablo, Calif., her sisters Gloria Decker and Marie Chomen, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends from around the world. Barbara was an amazing humanitarian and her greatest gift in life was her commitment to helping those in need. Memorial donations can be made in Barbara’s name to your local Humane Society at or any other charity close to your heart. 

The family will be holding a celebration of life for Barbara at a later date. Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Kusmierz and Mulawka family. Memorial tributes can be left a

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