Born on March 15, 1932 in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Ernst Louie and Alice Purcell Zobel.
Barbara was a graduate of Fontbonne Hall Academy in Brooklyn, and the Katharine Gibbs School in New York City. Throughout her career, she was an Administrative Assistant with various companies until her retirement.
Barbara is survived by her son Edward and his wife, Erin. Also surviving are her brothers, Ernst and Geraldine Zobel, and Peter and Barbara Zobel. She is predeceased by her daughter, Kathy Romeo. Also surviving are 6 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, January 7, 2019 from 6 to 8 pm at the Finegan Funeral Home, 4080 William Penn Highway, Palmer Twp., Pa.