Obituaries

Christina M. Barber

November 11, 1947 - May 30, 2011

Age 63, of Fillmore, died May 30, 2011 at the East Side Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Warsaw.

She was born November 11, 1947 in Germany, daughter of the late William Runge and Anita Schoenhals Runge DePola of Warsaw. She was a self employed dog breeder and founder of the Shiloh Shepherd breed. She was the president of the Shiloh Shepherd Dog Club of America and she was known throughout dog breeding circles as “Ma Shiloh”. Tina was an American Kennel Club judge since 1974 and judged exclusively with the International Shiloh Shepherd Registry since 1991. Tina was a prolific author of articles for websites and publications and was also a lecturer. She professed her hope and faith in Christ in 1974 and dedicated her life and profession to that faith.

Surviving along with her mother are her children, Richard Barber, John Barber and Lisa Barber all of Fillmore; her grandchildren, Joshua Barber, David Parkhurst, Matthew Barber, Andrea Barber; her cousins, George and Elaine in Ohio and Jennette and Craig in Rochester; her dear friend, Karen Ursel and a large group of dog breeding friends across the world.

Friends may call Friday 2 – 4 PM at Robinson & Hackemer Funeral Home, 246 N. Main St., Warsaw where her service will be held immediately following calling hours at 4 PM. Private interment will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Rochester. Memorials may be made to the family.

Important Dates

June 3, 2011 : Calling Hours for Christina M. Barber - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM - At Robinson & Hackemer Funeral Home

June 3, 2011 : Funeral Service for Christina M. Barber - 4:00 PM - At Robinson & Hackemer Funeral Home

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Apr 15.12 from Mathew Barber-Parkhurst:
I Miss You Nana And I Always Will I Wish You Stayed Longer.

Feb 10.12 from Diane Pringle:
I will always have Tina in my heart.

Jul 11.11 from Bill Nolan Susan Parker NEO:
Just found out...Good to read so many tributes for Tina...I am honored to have known her and have had Gigi and now Neo!!!
What a legacy!!!!

Love
Bill Sue and Neo

Jul 2.11 from Jim Hopkin:
Tina, my friend, I will miss you until Jesus reunites us. Thank you for your dedication to the best dog breed one could imagine. My life has been blessed with Shilohs, thanks to you and Lisa. My condolenses to you Lisa and your family. If you need anything, please let me know if I can help. I will always remember that "anything else is just a dog". God bless. 1Thessalonians 4:13

Jun 13.11 from Ian & Judy Murray:
Our deepest condolences to you and your family Lisa and everyone Ma Shiloh has touched with these remarkable, beautiful creatures called The Shiloh Shepherd-Thank you Ma for coming into our life and allowing us to get to know you. Your inner strength, laser focus and determination will continue on with the Shiloh family.

We are forever grateful for Blue, Spirit and of course Jaegar. You have left a legacy that will go on forever. Thank you. Rest in Peace.

Jun 13.11 from Wendy:
My condolences to the family and friends. I just wanted to say Thank you to Tina for creating the wonderful Shiloh Shepherd Breed - they have truly brought love and beautie into my home.

Jun 10.11 from Kathy Harris:
Thank you, Tina. You left the world a better place because of your dream. My prayers are with the Barber family.

Jun 9.11 from Stephanie Sprigler:
Rest in Peace Tina, Thank you for creating the Shiloh breed.My Misha is just awesome.
My deepest sympathy to your family.
The Lord has a new angle .

Jun 9.11 from Linda Callahan:
Thank you, Tina, for making all of our lives special through your vision and our beautiful Shilohs. Peace and give Lucia a pat and a hug for me.

Linda, Michael and Lily

Jun 9.11 from Brooklyn Billy:
Ma I will always miss you.I am grateful for having meet you and your family, and for my extended Shiloh family.I cant put into words how much my dogs have meant to me , all I can say is THANK YOU.Lisa I will be there when you need me.

Jun 9.11 from PJ, Dakota & Reba:
Thank you for your wonderful vision and the creation of these wonderful fur-kids known as Shilohs. Dakota has forever blessed my life, Reba keeps me on my toes, and they have both filled my heart with such love & laughter. Thank you & may you rest in peace knowing that you have forever changed the dog world and touched many lives with your contributions. Prayers & thoughts go out to Lisa & the boys.

Jun 8.11 from Ann Kelly:
As usual words fail me. Thank you for talking me into taking Clancy to keep Darby company, at this point they are the glue holding my life together. What a magnificent legacy you have created. Till we meet again, rest well.

Jun 8.11 from Sherri Mekkelsen:
When you gave me Mali you not only gave me one of your amazing Shiloh Shepherds, you gave me back my independence. Training her to be my service dog was only a first step, you soon became my mentor, friend, collaborator, and confidante. You gave so much of your life to your family and even more to the development of this intelligent and sensitive breed of dog. “A dog like no other.”
I miss you Ma and know I will miss you until I see you again.

Lisa and family, my heartfelt condolences. Please know, I'm here to help you continue MaShiloh's dream, the recognition of the ISSR Shiloh.

Sherri, Steve, Mali, Yuki, Hera, Rani and puppies

Jun 8.11 from Nancy Tisci:
To Tina, My deepest appreciation to you, very special lady who has blessed this world with her precious gift of the original and true Shiloh Shepherd breed. I know that "Goodbyes are not forever. Goodbyes are not the end. They simply mean I'll miss you until we meet again."
For Lisa and all of Tina's family and all of us who are priviledged fo be called her friends ... I would like to share the following words that have often comforted me. "When I am gone from your side, and all of your tears have been dried ... Do not stand by my grave and weep, I am not there, I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow; I am the diamond glints on snow; I am the sunlight on ripened grain; I am the gentle autumn's rain. When you awaken in the morning hush, I am the swift uplifting rush of quiet birds in circled flight. I am the soft star that shines down on you at night. And when you stroll in the evening hours, and smell the aroma of beautiful flowers; There'll be no need to sob and cry ... Do not grieve my dears ... I am here ... I am with you always ... I did not die!(Anonymous)
Nancy Tisci

Jun 7.11 from Jessica Schepler:
I met you at the Udo Libby LER. You held an STM seminar that day. And several people brought dogs that they were having problems with so that you could teach the owners what to do. Funny thing, not one of the dogs would misbehave around you. Those dogs instinctively knew what anyone who got to know you or read your book soon learned. You are a force to be reckoned with. I hope that someday I know half as much as you did about dogs and that I can learn to follow my heart and live my dreams the way that you followed yours. What you have created and left behind for all of us is nothing short of amazing.

Jun 7.11 from Olga Twombly:
Dear Tina
You took me under your wing and took care of me like a tender flower. You became my friend and mentor and helped me grow in ways I didn't know I was capable of. Thank you! Thank you for being my friend, and for my beautiful shilohs, Orion, whom I hope you give a PHEW up in heaven whenever he needs it. Kuma, my love bug, and Bronte, my baby girl. I miss you so.

Lisa and family, my heartfelt condolences. Know I'm here to help you continue MaShiloh's dream, the recognition of the ISSR Shiloh.

Olga, Kuma & Bronte

Jun 7.11 from lisa joy banzhof:
I am deeply saddened by the passing of Mrs. Barber
She IS with the lord and her dogs in the everafter.
Tina Barber was and still is a powerful influence that will live on in the ISSR dog club...and her supporters and daughter Lisa and grandchildren.
-she will be missed but not forgotten....

Barbara Ann Ghibaudi
and family
lisa Banzhof
and family
Barbara Ghibaudi DIVA
Brock
Luke
THOR
DIVA

Jun 7.11 from Shanna Stein:
MaShiloh,
You will always be my role model. Thank you for creating my best friends the ISSR Shiloh Shepherds! Thank you for touch my life everyday!

Jun 7.11 from Katie:
Never met you in person, but you always answered the questions I sent. I love your articles. Condolences to the Barber family.

Jun 6.11 from Rick Foreman:
Miss you ma

Jun 5.11 from Kristy Iusi:
Ma,
You are such a strong woman! I am so blessed to call you my friend. My most sincerest condolences go out to the whole family. You have touched so many lives, and have contributed extensively to the world. Thank you for all you have done. Lisa will have many supporters to continue your work, desires, and fulfill your dream for the Shilohs. Please rest in peace, as you truly deserve rest after such a full life of determination and work.

Jun 4.11 from Dawn Swick:
Our sincerest sympathy to the Barber family. We are forever grateful for your dedication in the creation of the Shiloh Shepherd. May you find peace and go with God.

Jun 4.11 from Deb:
Tina, thank you for my wonderful Shilohs and for all the time that you spent teaching me about them. You are an amazing lady, loved, admired & respected by many. It was a great honor knowing you. My condolences to your family for such a great loss. For now, rest & be at peace. I will think of you often & will do my best for your Shiohs.

Jun 4.11 from Sheila Masse:
I thank the Lord for putting MaShiloh in my path of life, which has become a journey that I never would have dreamed of. My heart is so sad , but it is myself for which I grieve knowing I will not see you on this earth again, but I feel your presence through my shilohs. It makes the music in my soul dance when I remember our little go go dance off at HC. My heart is filled with amazing memories, which will live on through my tears. I pray for comfort for Lisa, your sons, and grandchildren, and for your dear friends. -Sheila, Star, Kiora & Joy

Jun 4.11 from Marion Boomsma:
My sincere condolences to Lisa and family and all the other dear friends Tina had. A great lady will be greatly missed!

Jun 3.11 from Vanessa Dutton:
Tina-my life has been better and richer for knowing you and these amazing dogs that were your dream. Know that we will help Lisa carry this torch forward. Rest in peace my friend knowing that your work continues...
Lisa and family, grasp to the memory of your Mom in this difficult time and know that she was loved by many.

Jun 3.11 from Lura Usselman's:
You will live forever through these incredible Shiloh's you have created. When I hug my dogs I will always think of you. Thank you Tina.

Jun 3.11 from Shelly Kunz:
My sincere condolences to the Barber family. Thank You Tina for my best friend Barrett. Thanks to you I will always have a beautiful Shiloh in my life.

God Bless,
Shelly

Jun 3.11 from Lisa Pamphilis:
Tina, you made the world a better place, thank you for all you have done, thank you for my best friends.
My deepest sympathy to the Barber family and friends.

Jun 3.11 from Mari:
Tina, it is with a truly saddened heart that I am writing this farewell. As I have always said, when I picked Kira up at your house, a Shiloh was the dog of my dreams. To this day I was never disappointed. Kira has only enriched my life and for that I will be eternally grateful to your development and dedication to this magnificent breed.

Sincere condolences to the Barber Family. I hope Lisa that you continue to fight the fight your mother started for this wonderful breed. You have alot of support headed your way from all of us and don't let anyone get in your way.

God Bless
Mari and Kira

Jun 3.11 from Charlene Babyak:
Tina was such an amazing person & I will be forever grateful for all she has done. She sacrificed much of her life for the Shiloh Shepherd breed & because of her tireless work thousands of people are blessed with the most wonderful dogs ever. Thank you so much for all you have done Tina. My sincere condolences to all who loved Tina & were close to her, both family & friends. My heart aches for you. Lisa, please know that all who love the Shiloh Shepherd are here for you and will support you as you continue to pursue your mother's dreams. Her legacy will live on!

Jun 3.11 from Anne Becker:
Tina, thank you so much for all your hard work in developing this breed. You were always a warrior for your cause and I swear that we will do our best to carry on your legacy for future generations. Rest in peace, Ma Shiloh. You will be greatly missed.

Jun 3.11 from Shani & Mike Gadwaw:
Tina thank you for bringing us a kinder gentler breed of dog. You will be missed. Your contribution to this world will not go unoticed. Thank you for your knowledge and dedication. Your legacy will live on. The Shiloh Shepherd is your foot print on this world. Thank you for this wonderful gift.

Shani, Mike, Shawnee, and Iso

Jun 3.11 from Corinne, Jason, Charley and Danny:
Dear One - I will miss my friend. You gave so much - Thank you.
See you next year in Jerusalem kiddo

Jun 3.11 from Susan Tite and Loki:
Tina, it has been an honour to know you and it is a privilege to share my life with an ISSR Shiloh Shepherd. Your dream lives on, through Lisa and and all of these wonderful dogs.
Lisa and family, prayers for peace and comfort at this sad time.

Jun 3.11 from Cindy Guido:
Even though I never met you, thank you for this wonderful breed and all the people I've met because of my shiloh. May you find peace with your lord.

Cindy & Isis

Jun 3.11 from Malka Essig:
Breath freely Tina, and Rest with your God, altho since it is you, you probably will not be resting long, I wonder just how big those show rings are in heaven?? and how many new gardens there will be?
I wish peace to Lisa and Tina’s Family.... Biological and Shiloh.
I will be sending up prayers tomorrow.
Thank you forever!, for the Shiloh Shepherd Breed.
Malka

Jun 3.11 from Zwanet Boer:
My life has been changed from the moment I first saw pictures of Shiloh Shepherds. Thanks for bringing those wonderful dogs into my life. Thanks for sharing your wisdom with those who want to learn, thanks for your patience, love and determination to go on. Now rest in peace in the knowledge the work you started will be finished by those who love you. We’ll meet again someday.

Jun 2.11 from Rena McCune:
From the moment I met Tina, I felt completely comfortable, as if I had known her all my life. She gave her entire life to founding this breed and I give my undying gratitude for that. I will miss our talks, but I know you will still be listening from up above. I will do what I can to help this breed move forward. All my best to the Barber family!

Jun 2.11 from Bill & Pam Dymond-Weed:
Lots of love to the whole Barber family and to all of Tina's friends.

Tina, you rest in God's arms now, made whole in His love.

The ISSR Shiloh world will never be the same but Lisa, John and the SSDCA will carry on and fulfill your dreams.

We will miss you woman. More than you could realize. Such a great impact upon so many people that you have made. You brought us all together and in your death we will become stronger together.

Rest well! We still & always will love you.

Jun 2.11 from Anne Abes:
It was an honour and a privilege, you were truly an original Ma Shiloh, I will support your cause the rest of my life, and hope we all do you proud.

Jun 2.11 from Sondra Boyd-Kaminski:
My condolences to the Barber family..Tina thank you for the the best companians I have ever had..Thank you for dedicating your life to this breed for everyone to share and love..

Jun 2.11 from Heather Elston:
I share my life with two beautiful Shiloh Shepherds - thanks be to God for the wonderful breed that your mom founded. May Tina's spirit run free and ever rejoice in the love that these beloved dog's bring to our world. Peace be with you at this time of sadness. Heather Elston, Bowmanville, Ontario

Jun 2.11 from Jeff and Kathy Teller:
Rest in peace. Our condolences to the family.
Thank you for a wonderful breed!

Jun 2.11 from J. Jeffrey Bragg:
Tina was an inspiration to people involved in rare and developing dog breeds. Her monumental accomplishment of establishing the Shiloh Shepherd Dog breed will stand as her best memorial. You meant so much to us, Ma Shiloh. I hope that all the members of the ISSR will pick up your torch and carry it strongly forward. God bless you, Tina. Rest in peace.

Jun 2.11 from Jessica Strauss:
Ma Shiloh, you will be in my heart forever. Thank you for having faith in me all these years, and teaching me so many important lessons in genetics. Thank you for the beautiful dogs you provided me. The Shiloh Shepherd you created, will live on forever in our home. I will think of you often, as my days are occupied with these wonderful dogs you created, everytime I have a new litter born, everytime I am in the showring with one of my pups, and with every accomplishment they achieve. Your dream will live on forever.

Jun 2.11 from Rachel Zinski:
Thank you Tina for your wisdom, strength and dedication to such a wonderful, special breed of dog... the Shiloh Shepherd. You have changed lots of lives including my own.

To the Family and Close Friends of Tina, may you find peace in knowing that Tina has gone home and will see you again many many years from now. She will continue to watch over and guide you from above in the years to come. God Bless You All.

Rachel
Colt & Rocco

Jun 2.11 from Frank & Judy Scrip:
We will forever be grateful for her contribution to the world of producing the most magnificent breed. She will always be remembered as MA SHILOH and has enriched many many lives with her contribution to this world. We thank her for the wonderful Shiloh breed and send sincere sympathy to the entire family.

Jun 2.11 from Karen Ursel:
Tina, to paraphrase the words of the apostle Paul, you truly have "fought a good fight, ... have finished ...[your] course, [and] have kept the faith." Godspeed.

Jun 2.11 from Joyce Schwartz:
I know I will never meet again such a woman, so totally devoted and driven to a wonderful cause...the promotion of the Shiloh Shepherd breed.. the smartest, kindest and sweetest creatures on earth.

Jun 2.11 from Leslie Pike:
My deepest condolences to Tina's family and friends and sincerest appreciation to Tina for the development of the Shiloh Shepherd breed. You've left your mark on the world by creating the most perfect companion a person could have.

Jun 2.11 from Joe & Maya Jerome:
Ma - I flashed back to Leah, as a very young dog, all full of puppy energy on a beautiful summer day
suddenly laying down in front of a baby and ever so gentle giving him kisses and making that baby laugh & squirm with delight. Bless you Ma, You brought much happiness into this world.

Jun 2.11 from Stephen & Karen Bay:
Our deepest condolences and heartfelt prayers to the family of Tina. May she rest with the peace and compassion of Christ.

Jun 2.11 from Laura Kathryn:
MaShiloh, you will always occupy a special spot in my heart. My love for you is great as is my pain for you not being with us anymore. I have never met anyone more awe inspiring or all around as amazing as you. I will forever be grateful and loyal to you.

Jun 2.11 from Pam H. and ISSR Shiloh Shepherds Major and Hero:
Why does it seem that the best and brightest so often leave us too soon? Tina, you will be missed for a very long time to come. Thank you for your gift of the ISSR Shiloh Shepherd, and so very much more beyond the dogs, too.

Jun 2.11 from Lemaux Family:
Thank-you so much Ma for all you have given my family. You will always live on through your children, grandchildren, and the dogs you created. Until we meet again!

The Lemaux Family

Jun 2.11 from Sarah Tasca:
Rest in the Peace of Christ, my friend. I miss you terribly, already.
I am so thankful to have 'rubbed shoulders' with you, Ma Shiloh. Thank you for blessing us with your talent and dedication. Your work developing the ISSR Shiloh Shepherds will continue through your loyal followers. Trust the Lord, for He is good.
I look forward to seeing you again, in eternity, my sister in Christ.

Jun 2.11 from Michelle Kris:
Sending love & prayers for all that loved "Ma Shiloh".

I will miss you! Thank you for my wonderful Shilohs.

With love and respect,
Meesh, Shmoo & Gracie

Jun 2.11 from Catherine Skoor:
Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy. ~Author Unknown

Jim and I send our prayers and condolences to Tina's family today. We hope all the outpouring of love and respect for Tina will be comforting and will help you through this time of sorrow.

Jun 2.11 from Laura Lizotte:
Dear Tina,

I love you more than words can say. You are the most amazing woman I know. I love your passion, always on fire, your words and actions did not go unnoticed. I love your tenderness, with the dogs. I love your fierce protection of those you love, animal and human alike. I love your fearless and tireless spirit as you trod down this hard road day after day, against the wind, against all odds. For the love of a dog- Shiloh Shepherds- the name is almost a whisper, you did not ever waste words dealing with your dogs. You could size them up and they just knew you. You are a mother to this breed, and a mother to all of us you tirelessly educated. I don’t know anyone as courageous, brave, and always true- to yourself, the dogs, the Lord. It has been an honor to have you in my life, I am just not ready to let you go; forever will I hear your voice telling me a story or expounding on rear drive. Tina, you have my love, gratitude, loyalty, and admiration; thank you for being. May you be forever at peace in the eternal company of our Lord.

Love, ~Laura Lizotte

Jun 2.11 from Wendy Bumbera:
Lisa and family--praying for strength and peace for you in the days to come.

Jun 2.11 from Michele Peterson:
For Tina's family and friends - I know Heavenly Father's love will comfort you and sustain you in your time of grief. I am so sorry for your loss.

For Tina, thank you for your vision and your dedication to that vision. It has brought immeasurable joy to my life in the form of my beautiful, beautiful dogs.

THANK YOU

Jun 2.11 from Liz Colter:
The brightest candles burn the fastest. You left us too soon, Tina, but thanks are not enough for all you did while you were here. Thank you for your gift of Shiloh Shepherds into this world. Give my Skye-girl a big hug from me when you see her.
Condolences from Liz and Greg to all of Tina's family.

Jun 2.11 from teresa:
be at peace, tina, for you so deserve it...my condolences to her family and dear friends.

Jun 2.11 from Wanda Wilson:
I love you, MA Shiloh. I was privileged and humbled to know you. I promise to continue your fight to have your wonderful breed protected and recognized.

Wanda
SilverMist ISSR Shilohs

Jun 2.11 from Bonnie B. and Leo:
Tina,
Thank you is not enough to express my gratitude for my wonderful Leo. Just lat night, I was reminded of your vision when he was trying to figure out how to get a ball from under our bed. He went from one side to the other and finally stretched his paw in enough to hit it to the other side where he promptly retrieved it. His intelligence continues to amaze us and his beauty and temperament are so amazing. I am reminded of your vision every time I look at him.
Bonnie B and Leo

Jun 2.11 from sonjia bredlau:
Ma...... I miss you.... it's hard to accept that you're not here.... It's just not the same anymore, it's still hard to believe. I know that you and God are talking dogs. I'm more then sure that God has given you a spectacular paradise all of your own to play and romp in with all of Gods Animal Kingdom.

May you soar over New Zion keeping watch over her.

Will miss you till we meet up again,
love you always,
sonjia and Ron Bredlau

Jun 2.11 from Fam Metz:
Ma Shiloh, thank you for your wonderful gift of these beautiful dogs.
Our deepest sympathy to the Barber family.

Proud owner of a "dutch" Shiloh

Jun 2.11 from Katherine and Alan and the Vegreville Shepherd Pac:
When we think of Ma Shiloh it picks the following quote to mind:
“There are people who put their dreams in a little box and say, "Yes, I've got dreams, of course I've got dreams." Then they put the box away and bring it out once in awhile to look in it, and yep, they're still there. These are great dreams, but they never even get out of the box. It takes an uncommon amount of guts to put your dreams on the line, to hold them up and say, "How good or how bad am I?" That's where courage comes in.” Erma Bombeck
Tina did not just talk about her dream, she got to live it!!!! And what us so wonderful is that her memory and drean will go on living in her breed, the Shilohs. Thanks for all you have given us.

Jun 2.11 from Geri & Livio:
Tina, thank you for the greatest gift we have ever received - our beautiful Shiloh boy, Cooper. We will miss your advice and guidance and cherish forever the knowledge you have passed on to us. Rest peacefully in Heaven with your Shilohs at your side and give Lazarus a pat on the head and a kiss on the nose from us. He is the one that started us on this wonderful Shiloh journey.
Love, Geri, Livio and Cooper

Jun 2.11 from Virginia, Prom and Bruno:
Tina, what an impact you have had on so many lives, mine included. Thank you for sharing your vision, your drive and your spirit, which has blessed me with a wonderful extended family and the best companions I could hope for. Rest now and know that we will carry on. Lisa and family, you are in my prayers. May you find comfort in many wonderful memories.

Jun 2.11 from Rhonda & Tim Dias:
Tina, I'm so sorry we never met personally, but we owe you so much. You've not only made it possible for us to own the two most awesome dogs in the world (Dude & Otis), but you also were instrumental in my finding Jesus and being born again, thru your stories and posts on your websites. I owe you a debt of gratitude and look forward to seeing you on the other side to hug you finally in person. God speed.

Love, your sister in Christ, Rhonda

Jun 2.11 from Karin West:
Lifting up Tina, her family and friends in prayer during this sad time. God Bless and Keep MaShiloh, and may He guard her dream of the Shiloh Shepherd. Condolences to the Barber family, and to all in the ISSR community who mourn this with us.

Jun 2.11 from Dee Vickers:
Rest in peace, Tina, and thank you for our wonderful SAR dog and for all the close friends I've made via Shilohs. My sincere condolences to the family.

Jun 2.11 from Jackie Watson:
A special thank you to Tina for making our lives so much fuller and giving us the gift of our dear Shilohs.

Jun 2.11 from ANthony Matzke:
Ma Shiloh has, since 2000, given me and my family piece of mind with the wonderful Shiloh shepherds that has helped me manage my disabilities. Rest in peace, Ma.

To the Barber Family, anything you need, if we are able to do so, please let us know.

With respect,

Anthony Matzke and family

Jun 2.11 from ginger perrone:
such an amazing woman.

Jun 2.11 from Denise M. Harden:
Lisa, family, and friends,

God sent me a shiloh when I needed one most. He sent me to Tina for inspiration, admiration, tough love, and a new lease on life through my dogs.

Tina, give Gypsy a pat for me, please.


Denise
Scout, Maya, Elf, Song, Echo

Jun 2.11 from Susan Olson:
I will deeply miss you Tina. You have brought love to many people through the Shiloh Shepherds you created. Tina, rest in peace and God speed. Lisa and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Sue & Sophie & Emma & Smokey

Jun 2.11 from Melanie Perry:
My deepest condolences to the Barber family.

Jun 2.11 from Jeff & Jackie Henderson:
Our deepest sympathy to the Barber family.
Tina, Thank You so much for your life's work and our beautiful Shiloh Shepherds.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Jeff, Jackie and Timber.

Jun 2.11 from Mary Anne Verderrosa:
Tina May You Rest In Peace. I offer my condolences to your family. Tina you will never be forgotten, Tina we will always think of you when we look at a Shilohs, Thank you for developing the best breed in the world. Tina will never be forgotten .
May You Rest In Peace

Jun 2.11 from Susan Ferry:
May you now be at peace. Plesae know that while we butted heads and ended a relationship, I will not forget the friends and the Shilohs I have due to your development of the breed. Tina, you sent me a note regarding Gini passing this year. I had no idea you knew and that generous note was both out of character from you towards me and a touching insightful moment that made tears run down my face. Thank you for the friends and dogs that I have by association.

Jun 2.11 from Dave Herz:
My sincerest condolences to the entire Barber family, and friends.

Jun 2.11 from Michelle Pelescak:
Rest in peace. My condolences to the family.

Jun 2.11 from Michelle Wirrell:
Forever gratefully for your dedication in bringing the world the Shiloh Shepherds. My life has been so much better with mine. Rest in Peace Tina you will not be forgotten

Jun 2.11 from Elizabeth & Thomas Archer:
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you as you adjust to the loss of your dear mother and grandmother. Our thanks to Tina for developing the dog breed we love more than any other- the Shiloh Shepherd. God Bless and keep you all. Someday when I get to Heaven I will thank Tina personally.

Jun 2.11 from Jarna and Danzig:
Many thanks for all you have done for us dog lovers Tina. Your dedication and lifes work will never be forgotten. God bless and rest easy.

Jun 1.11 from Virginia Storey:
I offer my deepest condolences to Tina's family and closest friends. I know she is wrapped as tightly in the arms of the Lord, as we are wrapping ourselves around our Shiloh Shepherds here on earth. Godspeed Tina. It was an honor to know a Breed Founder.

Virginia and Peter

Jun 1.11 from lisa joy ghibaudi/banzhof:
Christina TINA MASHILOH
she will rest in peace with the lord forever,
she is missed and loved here on earth...

from my family barbara ghibauidi
brock banzhof and luke banzhof

Jun 1.11 from Nila & Rex Saylor:
We were so sad to hear about Tina. We are praying for our Lord's special comfort for the family.

Jun 1.11 from Anita and Samz:
Tina... Everytime I look at Samz I will remember that this incredible journey with this wonderful boy would never be possible without you, your dedication and perseverance. Thank you so very much xoxox.. To Lisa and family, prayers of comfort and strength coming your way for the difficult times ahead. We all stand beside you and support you in helping to preserve Ma's legacy...Our Shilohs.... Much love xoxoxox

Jun 1.11 from Christy and Tom:
Tina, you will always be in our thoughts. You were able to do what I couldn't; create this wonderful breed of dogs. Your genius has taken us all, almost to the finish line. We will all work together with Lisa to complete your legacy. Watch over us and help guide us. Prayers are sent your way.

Jun 1.11 from sarah jauss:
Thank you for your compassion and your kindness. You welcomed us into your home when we picked up our puppy from you, and you welcomed us into your Shiloh family! We are honored. Wishing you and your family PEACE.

Jun 1.11 from Regan Phillips:
My prayers and thoughts are with you, Ma. Thanks for making my life so wonderful through your work for dogs and giving so much to so many. I'm sure you're busy teaching a class to all the mutts up there, be in peace...

Jun 1.11 from Terri Brown & Ms Panza:
May you be a peace with all your loved ones and the ones who love you, Thank you for all that you did for us and our loving companions who love us faithfully, as you loved them.
You will be missed, but never forgotten!

Jun 1.11 from Minta Roper:
Tina you will be missed by many people all over the world. I think how I met you back in the 80's and all the correspondence we shared. You inspired me to stick with my chosen breed and to learn learn learn. I will miss you but you are in a better place now. Truly a woman before her time.

Jun 1.11 from Linda Parlato:
Thank you for the gift of the Shiloh Shepherd Dog. Your courage, dedication and love will long be an inspiration to those fortunate to have known you.

Jun 1.11 from Dee Bunker:
Tina I will miss you. Thank you for all of your hard work. And from all of that work,the happiness you have given to so many people Until we meet again, rest in pease

Jun 1.11 from Tania and Cazen:
You have touched my life in a way that I will never forget. Thank you for that wonderful gift