Barbara A. Souder

Barbara Souder Barbara A. Souder, of Perkasie, PA, passed away Saturday, September 29, 2012, in the St. Lukes's, VNA Hospice House, Bethlehem, PA surrounded by her loving family. She was 69. She was the wife of the late Terry D. Souder, Sr., who died September 8, 2007. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late William and Helen (Wylde) Henshaw. She was a 1960 graduate of Olney High School, Philadelphia. A homemaker most of her life, Mrs. Souder had been employed by the Pennridge School District for many years working in the Cafeteria at Bedminster Elementary School. Previously, she had worked a number of years for the former C. D. Moyer's Supermarket, Perkasie. She enjoyed shopping, cooking, and traveling, particularly to Lancaster, West Virginia and Ocean City, MD. An avid baseball fan, she especially enjoyed following Pennridge Little League games. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family. She is survived by three sons, Terry D. Souder, Jr. and his wife Lauren, and Timothy C. Souder and his wife Colleen, all of Perkasie, PA, and Kevin Souder and his wife Dawn, of Marlton, NJ; seven grandchildren, Terry and his wife Becky, Bob, Brian, Karen, John, Brooke and Jason; two great grandchildren, Nick and Erin; a sister, Margaret "Peg" McMenamin, of Warminster, PA; a sister-in-law, Rose Henshaw, of Shalotte, NC; nieces, nephews and many, many good friends. She was preceded in death by a brother, William Henshaw, and a brother-in-law, John McMenamin. Graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke's VNA Hospice House, 2455 Black River Road, Bethlehem, PA 18015. Arrangements are by the Bernard Suess Funeral Home, 606 Arch Street, Perkasie.

Published in Montgomery Newspapers on Oct. 3, 2012