WP-ORG Main Image
View a eulogy for Rebecca Jarabek, USMA '00, who passed away on September 14, 2006.

Rebecca Jarabek

West Point, 2000

Be Thou At Peace

Posted by Kerry Ann Reed (maiden: O'Loughlin) on September 22, 2006:

Becks was my partner in crime at West Point. I still have the picture of us sitting on my desk from the graduation parade with huge "how did we ever make it through" smiles. We warmed the bench together, made it through Airborne School, gossipped endlessly, hit the art museums, and she took me to my first (and only) goth club. I was so proud of her when she not only completed Air Assault, but was an honor grad and was double tabbed. Somehow everyone always underestimated her. Some of my best memories from those times involve Becky Jarabek.

I remember one time she said to me, "I wish I could live a thousand lives - not because I'm unhappy with this one - but because there is so much I want to do that I just can't fit it into one lifetime." I hope you have that chance now sweetie.

To her family, especially Abby, I send my thoughts and prayers. I hope the happy memories can sustain you through this trying time.


Previous Eulogy   Next Eulogy

West-Point.Org (WP-ORG), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, provides an online communications infrastructure that enable graduates, parents, and friends of the military academy to maintain and strengthen the associations that bind us together. We will provide this community any requested support, consistent with this purpose, as quickly and efficiently as possible. WP-ORG is funded by the generosity of member contributions. Our communication services are provided in cooperation with the AOG (independent of USMA) and are operated by volunteers serving the Long Gray Line. For questions or comments, please email us at feedback@west-point.org.