Barbara Richdale Buzby Obituary

Barbara Richdale  Buzby
Barbara Richdale Buzby

September 21, 1921 - February 9, 2020
Born in Montclair, New Jersey
Resided in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Obituary

Somerville

Barbara Richdale Buzby

98, died February 9, 2020.

Barbara was born and raised in Montclair and moved to Somerville in 1937 before moving to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in 1995. She was a 1938 graduate of Somerville High School. Barbara was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Somerville and a Life Member of the Somerville History Club. In her spare time, she enjoyed knitting hats for the homeless, sewing, playing bridge, and volunteering at Somerset Medical Center. Barbara spent her winters vacationing in Jenson Beach, Florida for many years. Barbara was an avid NY Mets Baseball fan. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

She is predeceased by her husband William R.Buzby who passed away in 2007, two sisters Virginia Dodge and Ann R.Anderson, and a brother Guy Richdale Jr.

Surviving are her two sons, William Jr. and his wife Mary, James and his wife Patricia, a daughter Margaret “Peggy” Gerrish and her husband John, seven grandchildren, Kelly, Sara, Erin, Leah, Colleen, Robin and Patrick, and six great grandchildren Phoebe, Daphne, Heidi, Archie, Penelope, and James.

Services will be 10:30am Saturday, February 15, 2020 beginning with a visitation at 9:30am at Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave, Somerville. Interment will follow at New Cemetery in Somerville.

Donations can be made to the Lehigh Valley Alzheimer’s Association, 617 Main St A, Hellertown, PA 18055 and the First United Methodist Church, 48 W. High Street, Somerville, NJ 08876. To send condolences to the family, visit www.brucecvanarsdalefuneralhome.com.

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Visitation
Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Saturday, February 15, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Service
Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Saturday, February 15, 2020
10:30 AM
Cemetery
Somerville New Cemetery
South Bridge
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Saturday, February 15, 2020

 

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