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Obituary of Barbara J Tate (Roof), 89


Barbara J. Tate, 89, of Pleasant Gap, passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at her daughter’s home. Born on September 28, 1928, in Potterville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Ottie C and Martha F Werkheiser Roof. On April 1, 1962, in Bellefonte, she married Andrew J. Tate, Jr. Andrew passed away on November 17, 1992.

Barbara attended the Wysox School in Bradford County. She was a member of the Pleasant Gap United Methodist Church. She worked at Sylvania during and shortly after WWII. After she and Andrew were married, she was a homemaker.

Barbara enjoyed bowling, square dancing, and going to the Grange Fair. She loved to go for car rides through the country.

Barbara is survived by her daughter, Marsha A. Tate of Pleasant Gap. Also surviving are her two brothers; Donald C. Roof and his wife, Betty, and Carlton L. Roof, and his wife, Harriet, and by two sisters; Janice S. Hadlock and Mildred I. Brown all of Bradford County.
Along with her parents and husband, Barbara was preceded in death by a son, Jeffry L. Roof, and five sisters; Cleone A. Fundurulic, Betty L. Brotzman, Carol E. Light, Erma L. Roof, and Norma F. Roof.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 from 2-4pm at the Daughenbaugh Funeral Home in Centre Hall. Funeral service will be on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 11am at the Pleasant Gap United Methodist Church, 179 S. Main St. Pleasant Gap with Pastor Crystal Baumgardner officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Gap Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Centre Crossing Hospice, 2437 Commercial Blvd, Suite 6, State College, PA. 16801.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Daughenbaugh Funeral Home, Inc 228 S. Pennsylvania Ave. Centre Hall, PA 16828. An online guest book can be signed or condolences to the family available at

Name of Deceased

Barbara J Tate (Roof)



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Funeral Home

Daughenbaugh Funeral Home

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