Barbara Hodge Rettew, 72, daughter of Robert C. Hodge and Ruth Gates died on January 18, 2011. Barbara originally from West Chester and Tafton, PA, has resided in Naples the last twenty years.


Barbara Hodge Rettew, 72, daughter of Robert C. Hodge and Ruth Gates died on January 18, 2011. Barbara originally from West Chester and Tafton, PA, has resided in Naples the last twenty years.
She graduated West Chester High School in 1956 where she managed girls sports teams. Barbara then attended Penn State University where she was a member of Phi Mu Sorority graduating in 1960 with a B.S. in Business. Barbara then went on to Glassboro State University, West Chester University and Immaculata College where she received her certificate in Elementary Education. Barbara then taught in the West Chester Schools. In her free time she enjoyed spending time with her family at their cottage at Lake Wallenpauck in Tafton, PA. Her family will remember her as a loving wife and mother.
Barbara is survived by her loving husband of fifty years William W. Rettew, Children; William Rettew J.r Bartow, FL. John (Debbie) Rettew, Naples and Elizabeth Rettew; West Chester, PA grandchildren; Morgan and Madeline; nieces and nephews; Jane (Brian) McGrevey Clarks Summit, PA and Christine (Samuel) Gannelli Jupiter, FL. James Rettew Downingtown, PA, Jeffery (Stacey) Rettew Downingtown, PA Julia (Jeffery) Konetzki Milwaukee, WI.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday January 24, 2011 at Muller-Thompson Funeral Chapel 2011 Pine Ridge Road Naples. Following the funeral Barbara will return home to West Chester, PA where she will be buried at Oak Land Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorial donation may be made to Foxfire memorial fund of Avow Hospice 1095 Whippoorwill Lane Naples, FL 34105.