Gretchen S. Hobbs, 70 of Harrisburg, passed peacefully on July 2, 2020. She was born October 1, 1949 to Donald Z. and Margaret S. Grubbs in Mckeesport, PA. She was the oldest child, having a younger brother, Donald K. Grubbs and his wife Li. She was predeceased by her mother and father, and her husband, the love of her life, James G. Hobbs. They had five beautiful children together, Alicia D. Watkins and her husband Shawn (Shawn preceded Gretchen in death) and their two children, Danielle and Keith; Michelle D. Krehling and her sons, James and Gabriel (Gabe preceded Gretchen in death); James K. Hobbs and his wife Tiffany; Donald L. Hobbs and his wife, Connie and their two children, Dontaye and Payton; and Bryan J. Hobbs, and her great grandson Zy'ahir Hobbs. She was one of Jehovah's Witnesses and was devoted to her love of serving her Grand Creator, Jehovah God which brought her joy throughout her life. Her husband, children, grandchildren, family, and countless friends brought many years of joy and happiness to her life. Services are private, Hooper Memorial Home, Inc.