Obituaries » Barbara L. Preat
September 2, 1948 - July 14, 2019
Barbara L. Preat, 70, of Freeland passed away surrounded by her family on Sunday at Wilkes Barre General.
Born in Hazleton, she was the daughter of the late Gordon E. and Irene (Pavuk) Fisher.
She was a devoted member of her church community; Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Parish at St. Ann’s Church, Freeland.
Before retiring she was a seamstress for the former Huss Company, Freeland and devoted employee for the Dial Corporation.
She was a Foster Twp. High School graduate.
Barbara loved life, family, laughter, and above all the simplicity of home. She was a devote caregiver to her family, friends and neighbors. She also enjoyed cooking, baking, concerts, gardening, family gatherings, hiking and sleigh riding.
Preceding her in death in addition to her parents are her Husband; Andrew -1992, Son; Greg-1993, Mother and Father in law; Andrew “Ossie” and Mary Preat.
Surviving is her Son; Andrew III. Daughter; Gina and her husband Dave Oberrender- Freeland. Daughter; Angela and her husband Robert Ferdinand- Drums. Sister; Joan Fisher- Courtdale Pa. Grandchildren; Jessie, Derek and Emily Oberrender and Lucas Ferdinand. Nephew; Jason and Sister in Law; Gloria Preat- Mt. Top.
Funeral will be celebrated Friday 9:30am in Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Parish at St. Ann’s Church 898 Centre St.Freeland.
Friends may call at the McNulty Funeral Home 494 East Butler Dr. Freeland on Thursday from 6 to 8pm. There will be no Friday morningviewing.
Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery, Freeland.
Donations can be made to Candy’s Place a Cancer Wellness Center 190 Welles St. #120 Forty Fort Pa. 18704