John D. Torbet

Service Scheduled for: Saturday, Dec. 29 11:00 AM
Died: Dec. 17, 2018
John D. Torbet, 48, of Pottstown, PA, husband of Joan L. (Mills) Torbet died Monday at Pottstown Memorial Tower Health.

Born in Birmingham, AL, he was a son of Mary Jo (Nofsinger) Torbet, Sun City West, AZ, and the late John Torbet.

John received his Bachelor of Science degree from West Chester University. He was a self employed Software Engineer. John was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during the Gulf War.

Surviving in addition to his wife and mother is one son, Justin D. Torbet, Pottstown, one daughter, Brittney N. Torbet, Pottstown; Step son George D. Rockett, San Antonio, TX; Step daughter, Emily Rockett, Ithaca, NY; and sister, Jennifer Shoop, Sun City West, AZ.

A celebration of John’s life will be held 11:00 am on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, 359 King St., Pottstown. Officiating will be Reverend Mark S. Peake. Burial will be in January in Sun City West, AZ.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution in his memory to Caron Foundation, Wernersville, PA (
Please join the family for some light refreshment and fellowship at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall 35 Wilson Ave Gilbertsville, PA 19525 immediately following the service.

The services will start at the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory.