Barbara Tonee’ (King)
Age 65, of Avalon, passed away tragically with her husband and best friend Ronald, on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Beloved wife of 38 years to the late Ronald A. Wilson. Loving mother of Chad King (Louise) Wilson and the late Ronald Allan Wilson, Jr.; cherished grandmother of Chad King Wilson, Jr.; daughter of the late Harold Lloyd King, Sr., and Barbara Louise (Biggs) King; dear sister of Dr. Cassandra (Daniel) Kemp. Thurman Perry (Linda) King and the late Harold Lloyd King, Jr.; loving aunt and second mother to Tara Hudgins, Shana Howard, Brandi King Richardson, John Thomas King Richardson, Jr., Shaquela Howard, DaVaughn Howard, Darrin Howard, Tre Hilton, De' Jon Howard, Justin Dorsey and Juliana Dorsey; Barbara was a retired District Director for Public Welfare for the State of Pennsylvania, a member of the SEIU Local, and community activist who developed programs that positively impacted our youth. She was also a member of the Northgate Quarterback Club and always supported Chad in his sports by coordinating team meals and never missing a game in his sports career. Barbara also enjoyed reading books, learning about history and she was collaborating with her sister, Cassandra, on the recent completion of their first novel. She was completely dedicated to her family and was the rock and glue that held the family together. Barbara, along with her beloved husband Ronald, was always willing to lend a helping hand to people in need. Ronald and Barbara will be extremely missed by their family and friends. They were inseparable and did everything together. Relatives and friends received Tuesday, April 17, 2018 from 4-8 PM at McDONALD – LINN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, LLC., 529 California Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15202, where funeral service will be held Wednesday 11 AM. Interment to follow in The National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in their memory be made to the Wilson Family Trust, P.O. Box 4110, Pittsburgh, PA 15202.
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