Roberta J. Frew

Roberta J. “Bobbie” Frew, 64, Ashville, died unexpectedly Friday.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Robert and Josephine (Gutshall) Patterson. She married John E. Frew Sr. on Feb. 23, 1966.

Surviving are her husband and five siblings: Carol of Altoona, John of Mapleton Depot, Susie and Jenny, both of Altoona, and Josie of Blandburg.

Her son, John E. “Ed” Frew Jr., also died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013.

Bobbie was a graduate of Altoona Area High School. She worked for Oasis in Altoona, and she had previously worked for Warnaco for 25 years and at the Van Zandt VA Medical Center for several years. She enjoyed going to the casinos with her husband and gambling.

Friends will be received from 9 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at Gibbons Funeral Home, Ashville. Interment will be at Amsbry Union Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Liebegott-Brown Funeral Home Inc., Duncansville.