Barbara (Bobby) Buchholz, died January 24, 2018 at Willow Valley Communities, by Lancaster, PA. She was the beloved wife of Arthur B. Buchholz, Jr. Born July 17, 1929 to the late Charles and Minerva (Van Alen) Kunz in Albany, NY.
In addition to her husband, Arthur, she is survived by two sons; A. Bruce (husband of Judy) of Moorestown, NJ, and William R. (Bill) (husband of Debbie) of California; a sister, Ruth Russell of Albany, NY, six grandchildren, Capt. Brian (husband of Katharine), Kevin, Kallie, Lauren, Karen and Dan, one great grandchild, Connor, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister; Shirley K. Parker (wife of Bob) of Myrtle Beach, SC.
Mrs. Buchholz graduated from Cornell University class of 1951 with a Bachelor of Science Degree, and she was a member of the Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society. She was a school lunch manager for the Hudson City School District from 1964-74, and a purchasing officer for New York State Office of General Services from 1974-89. She enjoyed her family, gardening, golfing, traveling, and singing.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, February 16, 2018 in the Thomas Auditorium at, 300 Willow Valley Lakes Drive, Willow Street, PA 17584 at 10:00 A.M. The family will greet friends following the service. A second Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the Dutch Reformed Church, Route 9-H, Claverack, NY 12513 at 11:00 A.M. The family will greet friends following the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the study of macular degeneration at Johns Hopkins University (https://secure.jhu.edu/form/fjhm), or to Cornell University College of Human Ecology (https://www.human.cornell.edu – “In memory of Barbara Kunz Buchholz, Class 1951”). If desired, flowers may be sent to either the Thomas Auditorium or Claverack Dutch Reformed Church. To leave an online condolence for the family, please visit: www.DeBordSnyder.com