|Death: ||Nov. 18, 2010|
Murder victim. Bibart, age 41, was born in Greenville, Pa., the daughter of James and Onnalee (Moreland) Patterson of Greenville. She was a 1987 graduate of Greenville High School and a graduate of Wittenberg College in Ohio. Rebecca taught English at El Camino High School in San Francisco, CA and at Quakertown High School and at Sauderton High School, both in Pennsylvania. In Massachusetts she was a Yoga instructor at the Westborough Tennis and Swim Club and served as an assistant at the Westborough Public Library.
Her interests included reading and the outdoors and she was a supporter of the Emancipation Group, an organization dedicated to abolishing sex trafficking and human trafficking overseas.
Her two children, six year old Joseph and eight year old Meghan Bibart, who were not at home at the time of her death. She was killed by her husband Richard in a murder-suicide event resulting from a contentious divorce.
In addition to her children, she is survived by her two brothers, James Patterson of Sharon, Pa., and William Patterson of Greenville, Pa., one sister, Kathleen Zakelj of Stow, Ohio and many nieces and nephews.
Bibart was laid to rest in a private ceremony in Pennsylvania. A memorial fund in Rebecca Bibart's memory has been established for her children. Donations may be made to the Joseph and Meghan Bibart Education Fund, c/o Shenango Valley Foundation, 33 Chestnut St., Sharon, PA 16146.
Richard T Bibart (1967 - 2010)
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Record added: Feb 22, 2011
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