Barbara Jo 'Barbi' Bender, devoted mother of Emily A. (Ryan Thurman) and Charles 'Joey' and Stephen (Samantha) Folkert, all of Cincinnati. Loving grandmother of Hannah, Olivia, Oliver, Noah, Riley, Brayden, Jordan and Kennedy. Dear sister of Michael, Thomas and David Bender, Joani Bender, Kathleen Schweer, Nancy Staggs, Carol Crawford, Mary Ann Bauer, Janet Bowling, Deborah Wetterich and Sharon Cormier. Also survived by her many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Rita Bender and her beloved friend, Joseph Clagg. Wednesday, December 25, 2018, age 57. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, January 3, 2019, 10:30AM at Holy Family Church, 814 Hawthorne Avenue, 45205. The family will greet neighbors and friends in church one hour prior to the Mass. Ralph Meyer & Deters Funeral Home serving the family.