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Barbara Willke

August 3, 1948 — June 18, 2022

Barbara Ann Willke, 73, wife of the late Henry Joseph Willke and a resident of Nassawadox, VA, passed away Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, VA. A native of New York, NY, she was the daughter of Raymond Groth of Nassawadox and the late Claire Sarandrea Groth. She was a retired driver for Community Services Board.

She is survived by four children, Bruce Ronald Willke of New Church, VA, Erick Peter Willke and his wife, Charlene, of Nassawadox, Taralee Brady and her husband, Edward, of Marion, IN, and Karl Henry Willke and his wife, Michelle, of Chesapeake, VA; two brothers, Paul Repola and Greg Groth; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A celebration of life service will be conducted Saturday, June 25, 2022, at 10:00AM at Lower Northampton Baptist Church with Reverend Jeff Conrow officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to SPCA Eastern Shore, Inc., P.O. Box 164, Onley, VA 23418.

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Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore, Virginia.

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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Lower Northampton Baptist Church

24280 Lankford Highway, Cape Charles, VA 23310

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