Barbara A. Royer, 85, formerly of Bethel, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2023, at StoneRidge Poplar Run, Myerstown. She was the wife of the late Gerald C. Royer, who died on January 16, 2006.

Born in Edgewood, MD, on February 10, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Charles M. and Mildred E. (Ayres) Grabe.

She graduated from South Lebanon High School with the Class of 1956. She then went on and worked as a secretary for Fort Indiantown Gap. She was a member of Myerstown Baptist Church. Barbara enjoyed shopping, eating out, and reading. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren.

She is survived by her son, Wade G., husband of Giovanna Showers Royer, of Lebanon; daughters, Susan D., wife of Michael McNally, of Bethel, and Sally A., wife of Michael Derr, of Bethel; grandchildren, Christopher McNally, Bradley Derr, and Elizabeth Royer; and great-grandchildren, Michael and Leah McNally.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Doris J. Hirschbock.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, at the Kreamer & Lum Funeral Home & Crematory, Rt. 72 & Camp Meeting Rd., Jonestown. There will be a viewing one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Grantville.