Barbara J. Rabold, 83, Altoona, passed away Sunday at Altoona Regional after a brief illness.
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Hobart and Kathryn (Davis) Burket. She married Raymond "Pete" Rabold on June 26, 1947, and he preceded her in death on April 4, 1977.
Surviving are two daughters: Cindy Emery and husband, Don, of Altoona and Tammy of Monroe, N.C.; two grandchildren: Tyler Emery of Altoona and Kylie Emery of Warminster; and a brother, Kenneth F. Burket of Hollidaysburg.
She was preceded in death by an infant granddaughter, Katherine Marie Emery.
Barbara was a 1947 graduate of Altoona High School. She previously had worked at SKF and Riverside Bakery. She loved to play pinochle and was in a monthly pinochle club through the years, and she also loved the beach.
Friends will be received from 3 until the 6 p.m. memorial service Thursday, March 28, 2013, at The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park Cemetery, Pastor Mary Emery officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society.