Barbara Reo Tyber

Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania

Feb 25, 1924 – Jan 13, 2006 (Age 81)


February 25, 1924
January 13, 2006
Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania


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Ferguson Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. - Belle Vernon Obituary

Barbara Reo Tyber of Belle Vernon passed away peacefully Friday, January 13, 2006 in Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born in Belle Vernon, she was a daughter of the late John and Maria Sekula Reho. Mrs. Tyber was a member of Epiphany of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church of Monessen, and, along with her late husband Bob Tyber owned and operated of the Riverview Skating Rink, formerly the Piggy Wiggy, for 35 years until their retirement in 1985. Barbara worked as a waitress at the original Johnson's Restaurant in Monessen and had been a hostess at the Inn America at New Stanton, and did volunteer work for the Red Cross and the Dental Clinic at the V.A. Hospital of Pittsburgh. She greatly enjoyed her retired years as an avid dancer attending social venues throughout the Mon Valley and surrounding area with a group of loving friends, among them, Stephen Yanechko of Monroeville. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and Jay H. Lustig, 2 sons, Regis Tyber and a daughter-in-law, Gerri Barton Tyber, all of Belle Vernon and Gary Tyber of Mechanicsburg, 3 sisters, Kathryn Nogy Wilkinson of Belle Vernon, Betty Clark of Biscayne, FL and Vera Hutton and husband Ralph, 1 brother, Jack Reho and wife Betty, all of Belle Vernon, 4 grandchildren, Tyber and Bo Lustig of Belle Vernon, Lindsay Tyber, and fiancé Todd Shirley and Lauren Tyber, all of Mechanicsburg and numerous loving nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. Tyber in 1993, 1 brother, Adam Reo and 5 sisters, Julia (Jay) Crampo, Mary Tintori, Pauline Reo, Ann Stonfer, Sue Albert and Helen Hollis. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 P.M. Wednesday in the Ferguson Funeral Home, Inc. and Cremation Service,, (724-929-5300), 700 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon. A blessing service will be in the funeral home on Thursday at 9:15 A.M. followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 A.M. in Epiphany of Our Lord Church, Monessen. Interment will follow in St. Hyacinth Cemetery, Monessen.

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