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  • Obit: Barbara Elaine Travis

  • Barbara Elaine Travis of Hartly passed away Friday September 28, 2012 in Bayhealth Hospital while battling cancer. She was 70 years old.

    Mrs. Travis was born on April 17, 1942 in Peekskill, New York to the late Phillipi Rinaldi and Helen M. Eichler.
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  • Barbara Elaine Travis of Hartly passed away Friday September 28, 2012 in Bayhealth Hospital while battling cancer.  She was 70 years old.
    Mrs. Travis was born on April 17, 1942 in Peekskill, New York to the late Phillipi Rinaldi and Helen M. Eichler.
    Mrs. Travis was a dedicated wife and mother.  She retired from Kmart, where she worked for 20 plus years. After she ritired, she enjoyed spending time with family and friends.  She enjoyed weekly outing with her friend Barbara Melvin and also looked forward to the monthly dinners with her reitred Kmart Gang. When she would be relaxing, you would never find her without a Suduko book in hand.
    In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband William D. Travis, 1992; her brothers Donald and David Rinaldi and her sister Helen Eichler.
    She is survived by her daughters, Cheryl Irish of Hartly, Christine Travis of Felton; grandchildren, Matthew Travis, John Howerin, BriAnna Travis and Stephanie Erwin: A Great Granddaughter Lainey Re` Travis.
    Funeral service will be held 1pm Saturday October 6, 2012 Torbert Funeral Chapel South, 1145 E. Lebanon Road (Rt. 10), Dover. Friends may call one hour prior.
    In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to American Cancer Society, 92 Reads Way #205, New Castle, DE 19720.
    Letters of condolence may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.torbertfuneral.com.

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