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Barbara J. Walraven

December 9, 1936 ~ November 10, 2020 (age 83)


Barbara J.  Walraven, 83 of West Chester, PA died Tuesday November 10, 2020 at Chester County Hospital in West Chester.

She was the wife of the late Thomas A. Walraven.

Born December 9, 1936 in Whitemarsh, PA she was the daughter of the late Robert Pegler and the late Virginia Thompson Pegler.

Barbara was a graduate of West Chester Joint High School.    

She worked as a cafeteria associate at Glen Acres Elementary School and went on to be the manager of the cafeteria at Pierce Middle School for many years.

Barbara enjoyed going to yard sales and casinos. She also enjoyed traveling with her husband, Tom, to Las Vegas and Reno visiting casinos and friends.

Barbara is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Lynn Riddle (Gary) of West Chester, PA, daughter, Pamela J. Hoopes (Scott) of Downingtown, PA, brother, David Pegler of Florida and grandchildren, Candice Renee Rachor (Pat), Curtis Riddle & Scott Hoopes.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Robert and Norman and sister Peggy.  

Services and Interment will be private.

Barbara’s service will be live streamed here Wednesday, November 18, 2020 beginning at 11:00 AM.

The family plans on having a celebration of life in the future.    

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels of Chester County 404 Willowbrook Lane, West Chester, PA 19382.

Arrangements by DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc. of West Chester, PA 610-696-1181;


Live Streaming of Funeral Service
November 18, 2020

10:55 AM
DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home
410 N. Church St
West Chester, PA

Video is available for this event

Services and Interment will be private


Meals on Wheels - Chester County
404 Willowbrook Lane, West Chester PA 19380
Tel: 1-610-430-8500

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