Barbara H. Ronalder, age 87, a resident of Roebling, New Jersey, formerly of Pennington, New Jersey, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 24, 2018 with family by her side.
Born on May 31, 1931 in Trenton, New Jersey, Barbara was the daughter of the late George S. Holcombe and the late Charlotte Wenzel Holcombe. She graduated from Pennington High School and went on to work over forty years at McGraw-Hill in Hightstown, New Jersey in accounts receivable.
She was an avid reader and had a lifelong love for animals. However, spending time with her family and friends gave her the most joy.
She is survived by her three children: David (Pat) Ronalder of Pennsylvania, Beth (Robert) Harner of Pennsylvania, and Marge (Marc) McClure of Tennessee; brother: John (Doris) Holcombe; sisters: Kathryn Owens, Charlotte Murphy; and nieces and nephews, step grandchildren, step great grandchildren, and many friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Betty-Lou Harris.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Elephant Sanctuary: 27 East Main Street, Hohenwald, TN 38462, Popcorn Park Zoo: 1 Humane Way, Forked River, NJ 08731, or Best Friends Animal Society: 5001 Angel Canyon Road, Kanab, UT 84741.
A celebration of life will be held sometime in the future at the family’s convenience. Heritage Funeral Home in Columbia, Tennessee is assisting the family with arrangements.
You may share condolences with the family at the Heritage Funeral Home website: www.TnFunerals.com.