Barbara L. Strayer, 54, Altoona, passed away Wednesday at UPMC Altoona, after a two-year battle with cancer.
She was the daughter of the late Samuel and Rosella Keister. She married Thomas "T.J." Strayer, Jr. on March 3, 1997.
Surviving are three children: April (Kent) Carneli, Thomas III and Jesse Strayer, all of Altoona; a stepdaughter, Shayla Strayer of Altoona; seven grandchildren: Anna, Bernadette, Randy, Wilson, Zachary, Brylee and Gina; four sisters: Janet (Steve) Neeley, Ruth Beaner, Samantha (Ezell) Smith and Charlene Feathers; four brothers: Paul (Karen) Johnson, Samuel Keister, Earl (Priscilla) Keister and Brian Keister; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by three siblings: Earl Spade, Edith Spade and Donna Kiser.
Barb enjoyed being with her family and grandchildren, country music, working puzzles and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 10, 2018, at Altoona Bible Church, Pastor Stewart McClelland officiating. Arrangements are by Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg.
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