Nancy F. Gorbea
Nancy Farley Gorbea, 80, of Harrisonburg, Va., died
Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, at her home. Mrs. Gorbea
was born June 24, 1938, in Washington, D.C., and
was a daughter of the late Francis and Margaret
She was a graduate of Chamberlain Vocational
High School (1956) and a member of Norview
Baptist Church. She worked at Norfolk Christian
High School as a bus driver for nine years.
Nancy was a wonderful wife, mother and nana. She received Christ as a young adult
and loved her Savior. She had an eternal impact on the young people who she taught
in church and was incredibly generous. A passionate Yankees fan, Nancy was
fun-loving, young at heart, had a great sense of humor and was always ready for her
next adventure. She made people feel at home like they belonged and was a great
prayer warrior for everyone in her family.
On Jan. 1, 1957, she married Paul Gorbea, who survives her. She is also survived by
sister, Eileen Kling (Jack); sons, Dale Gorbea (Ellen) and Glenn Gorbea (Sue);
daughters, Christine White (Dave) and Rebecca Beckstrom (Daniel); grandchildren,
Andrew Gorbea (Lindsey), David White (Katie), Amy McKay (Steven), Kristopher
Gorbea (Jane), Brittany Gorbea, Josiah Beckstrom, Jeremiah Beckstrom and Joseph
White (Selena); and great-grandchildren, Skylar Adams and Kathryn Petty.
Visitation will be held Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Kyger Funeral Home in
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 10:30 a.m. at Eastlawn
Memorial Gardens in Harrisonburg with Pastor Burress McCombe officiating.
A memorial service will follow at noon at Covenant Presbyterian Church.
Memorial contributions can be made to Sentara Hospice Services, 2000 Beery Road,
Harrisonburg, VA 22801.
Condolences may be shared at www.kygers.com