Barbara Jean (Shrum) Rokoskie, 57, of Pottstown, wife of Gary Rokoskie, passed away Friday at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center.

Born in Pottstown, she was the daughter of the late George W. and Barbara (Brokenman) Shrum.

Barbara was an active member of the Coventry Cure Company Relay for Life team. She was a proud and dedicated employee of Force America, Inc. In her free time, Barbara enjoyed going shopping, as well as traveling to Disney World and Ocean City, NJ.

Surviving along with her husband is son Kyle J. Rokoskie of Columbus, OH; stepfather Elvin Hershey of Pottstown; mother-in-law Jean Bowman, wife of Lee of Pottstown; brothers George W. Shrum of Delaware, Donald L. Shrum, husband of Mary of Pottstown, Gary Shrum, husband of Lori of Pottstown, and James Shrum, husband of Theresa of Pottstown; godsons Donald and Aston Shrum; as well as many family and friends.

A memorial service will be celebrated Wednesday, 11:00 AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin St., Pottstown. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 9:30-10:45 AM at the funeral home. Interment will be private.

Donations in Barbara’s memory may be made to Coventry Cure Company Relay Team and may be dropped off at National Penn Bank, 1111 Ridge Rd., Bucktown, PA 19465, or mailed to Coventry Cure Company, Attn:  Nancy Fitch, 89 Freigh Ln., Pottstown, PA 19465.

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