Obituary for Barbara E. Villarreal (Bobo)
Barbara E. Bobo Villarreal, 78, passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017, in the M.S. Hershey Medical Center, surrounded by her family.
Born in Fairfield, PA on November 21, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Calvin H. and Velma G. Richie Bobo.
Barbara worked for the HealthSouth Mechanicsburg Rehabilitation Hospital. Her greatest passion in life was her family, especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Elias Villarreal, whom she married on January 9, 1961; three daughters, Kathy Bobo of Bendersville, Lisa K. Villarreal Shenck of New Cumberland, and Tina L. Villarreal Rhinesmith of Hummelstown; three sisters, Irene Tate of Gardners, Janet Pappas of Middletown, and Patsy Bobo of Gettysburg; six grandchildren, Jesse D. Villarreal, Corey L. Pavlovcic, Brandon R. Rhinesmith, Trisha K. Shenck, Teanna S. Villarreal, and Aliyaha S. Villarreal; and seven great grandchildren, Jesse D. Villarreal, Jr., Malayah Boorse, Jahvanni E. Villarreal, Kamriee N. Rhinesmith, Zyler Heintzelman, Julian Villarreal, and Lawton H. Pavlovcic.
In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by a son, Ted E. Villarreal on July 13, 2016; and a sister, Eulah E. Borror.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2017, at 2 PM in Rolling Green Memorial Park, 1811 Carlisle Road, Camp Hill, with Clarence “Chip” Hitz, New Generations Director of The Bridge Church, Hummelstown, officiating.
Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, is handling the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 897, Hershey, PA 17033.
Online condolences may be shared at www.trefzandbowser.com.