Barbara Diane Fronek, age 60, passed away at her home in Jacksonville, North Carolina, formally from Buena Park, California, on March 2, 2019. She is survived by her husband, Wilbur Fronek, brother Steve Getter and his wife, Mimi Getter, of Lake Havasu, Arizona, brother William Getter and his wife Kathleen Getter, of Timberon, New Mexico. She was the daughter of Eileen Johnson and Walter Getter, both deceased.
Barbara had a love of horses and riding, she loved her horse Hans, which she rode in many events. She had a love of the outdoors as she went camping often, and was always planting trees where she could. She loved dancing and would line dance often, she later learned how to square dance with her husband Wilbur. She loved her cats and animals and nature in general. She had made her back yard into a Certified Wildlife Habitat, as she loved watching and listening to the different birds as they came in.
Barbara was a banker by trade; she first started with United California Bank in operations, then went to first Interstate Bank as the Operations Officer, then moved onto being their Operations Manager. Then became the Vice President, Operations & Administration at Rancho Santa Fe National Bank where she met her husband in 1989 and married in 1990. They moved to Texas where she became the Operations System Analyst at First Texas Bank in Round Rock, Texas. They then moved back to California where she became the Chief of Deposit Operations at Bank of Internet USA. She then became the Vice President / Internet Banking Development at Bank of Internet USA, then went on to BofI Federal Bank and became the Vice President, Project Management. Then in April of 2016, became the Vice President Project Manager at Silvergate Bank.
Barbara will be dearly missed by all that she met and made friends with throughout her life. She was a very friendly and generous person and a joy to be around. She was always ready to help when she could and had helped many people when they needed. She loved being around people and made friends easily.
There will not be any services per her request, but instead have her ashes spread through the woods as she loved the outdoors and the trees. She also requested that any donations made in her honor to be sent to the local cat shelter, cat rescue foundation or to CAPS, www.capsrescue.com, which is a local organization here in Onslow County.
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