Joined: 29 Aug 2006
Location: Olean, New York
|Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2011 1:55 pm Post subject: Barbara Murphy Barton - OHS Class of 59
|Barbara M. Barton
Allegany, NY Barbara M. Barton of 105 N. 2nd St.
passed away Wednesday (September 21, 2011) in the
Olean General Hospital after a long illness.
Born December 7, 1941 in Olean, NY she was the daughter
of Robert Charles Murphy and Vermell Carter Murphy
Bryant. Her father died during combat in WWII and she
was raised by her mother and her stepfather Shirley Bryant.
On December 21, 1961 in Olean she married David Barton
Mrs. Barton was a 1959 graduate of Olean High School and
first worked for the former Hi-Q Co. in Olean. She was a
homemaker and raised her family for many years and later
began employment with Acme Electric Co. from 1969 until
her retirement in 2004.
She enjoyed bowling, playing bingo, babysitting and visiting
Surviving besides her husband are three sons David (Karen)
Barton, Jr. of Allegany, Robert (Karen) Barton of Allegany
and Rick (Tanya) Barton of Berryville, VA; five
grandchildren Cody Barton, Nicole Barton, Julie Barton,
Bradley Barton and Drake Barton; one brother Thomas
(Barbara) Bryant of Cuba; one sister Linda (Harold)
Spencer, Jr. of Olean and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents and stepfather.
Friends will be received at the Casey, Halwig & Hartle
Funeral Home 3128 W. State Rd. Olean on Friday from 2-4
& 7-9pm. Funeral services will be held Saturday
(September 24, 2011) at 11:00am in the funeral home.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Allegany Fire