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Barbara A. DeGroft

Barbara A. DeGroft

Aug 18th, 1954 - Mar 13th, 2019
  • Birth Date: Aug 18th, 1954
  • Death Date: Mar 13th, 2019
  • Funeral Date: Mar 18th, 2019
  • Location: Little's Funeral Home, Littlestown
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Barbara A. DeGroft, 64, of Littlestown, died Wed, March 13, at her home.  She was widow of Alan L. DeGroft who died Sept 22, 2014.  Born Aug 18, 1954 in Hanover, Barb was the daughter of the late Irvin “Buddy” & Evelyn (Speelman) Straley. She was a 1972 graduate of Littlestown High School and was retired from Hillcrest Restaurant, Littlestown as a cook since Dec 24, 2014.
Surviving are her daughter Tracey A. DeGroft of Littlestown; her brothers:  Steve Straley & Glenna of McKnightstown; Paul Straley & Tracy of Camp Hill; her sisters:  Carol “Jean” Wiatrak & Rich of Hanover and Pamela Shuler & Bill Arentz of Littlestown. Barb was predeceased by her sister, Brenda Straley.  She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Littlestown.
Funeral Service is Monday, March 18, at 1 P.M. at Little’s Funeral Home, Littlestown with The Rev. Christopher Thomas & Chaplain Betty Fundalewicz of Compassionate Care Hospice, Camp Hill, officiating.  Viewing is Sunday, March 17, from 2 – 4 P.M. at the funeral home.  Entombment is in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover.  Memorials in Barb’s name may be made to:  American Cancer Society – 924 N. Colonial Ave., York, PA  17403.  Online condolences may be shared on

Jennifer beachtel
May 1st, 2019 7:16 pm
Deepest condolences. She will be greatly missed. She was an amazing woman that can never be replaced.
Maryann Blank
Mar 17th, 2019 9:44 pm
Tracey I am so sorry to hear about your mom she was a wonderful women and will be missed dearly.i will always remember her smile and her outlook on like I know how much she loved you and your dad hold on to all the memories and never forget her undenying love for everyone
Gloria Cool
Mar 17th, 2019 2:22 pm
So sorry for your loss .May Barb rest in peace
Charlie Strickhouser
Mar 16th, 2019 2:17 am
We are very very sad to hear of Barb's passing.
Charlie & Rhonda Strickhouser
Linda Riegel
Mar 15th, 2019 6:13 pm
So sorry for you loss. Will miss her and may you be blessed.
Jerry & Denise Stambaugh
Mar 15th, 2019 12:54 am
Our deepest sympathy to Tracy and the Straley Family. Barb was a great person and classmate and will be missed by all.
Janet (Eline) McMaster
Mar 14th, 2019 11:44 pm
My deepest sympathy to this family - so sad - she will truly be missed!
April l boone
Mar 14th, 2019 10:18 pm
So Sorry for ur loss. Ms Barb was a wonderful person

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