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Barbara Lee Royle, 82, of 6032 Killarney Avenue, Garden Grove, CA 92645, passed away at Los Alamitos Medical Center on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 4:35 PM after a brief illness. Barbara was born in Grove City, PA on April 4, 1935 to William Burton and Margaret Irene Lightner Graham.
She married Edward Lee Royle on December 23, 1955.
Barbara worked for Bell Telephone in Grove City as an operator before moving with her husband to California.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Westminster where she was a member of the church choir for 52+ years, she taught English as a second language to students through the Literacy Center at the church for years, and was a member of the Presbyterian Women's Association.
Barbara is survived by one daughter: Christi Lee Hocking wife of Colin David Hocking in Charlotte, NC; one son: Daniel Lee Royle and his wife Kim Jeanine Royle in Leesburg, FL; one brother: William A. Graham and his wife Lois Jean in Slippery Rock, PA; 3 step grandchildren and 3 step great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; 2 sisters: Kay E. Cunningham and Carol May Graham.
Published on February 18, 2018
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