Posted by on August 3, 2020 1:12 am

Categories: Schuylkill County Obituaries

Barbara L. Roadcap, age 75, of Spring Glen, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2020 at UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg, Harrisburg.

She was born on Friday, May 4, 1945, in Erdman, a daughter of the late Marlin H. Kessler and the late Irene S. (Shade) Kessler.

She was a 1963 graduate of Upper Dauphin High School.

She had worked at Spread Eagle, Quaker State, and Sauder Egg Processing, and then worked for the PA Department of State until her retirement .

She was a member of Zion Lutheran “Klinger’s” Church, Erdman.

She was also a 50 year member of the Order of Eastern Star #425 Lykens.

Barbara enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s sporting events and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and by two brothers, Richard Shade and Jimmy Kessler.

She is survived by her husband Karl K Roadcap, to whom she was married for 57 years.

She is also survived by two daughters, Diane L Bressler and her husband Jon of Fountain and Elaine M Henninger of Elizabethville; a son, Jeffrey K Roadcap and his wife Tammie of Elizabethville; grandchildren, Janie, Bryce, Ryan, Kelsey, Aidan, Cole, and Derrick; and several nieces and nephews.

A public viewing will be held from 10:00 am to 11:00 am on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at the Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View.

Due to the current COVID regulations, private family services will follow the viewing with Rev. Jonathan Jenkins officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to Zion Lutheran Church, 48 Main St, Klingerstown PA 17941.

Condolences can be left for the family at

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