|Death: ||Feb. 7, 2012|
Catherine M. Barnes, 59, of Wampsville, recently of Freeville, NY, died at the home of her sister in Oneida on February 7. She was born in Syracuse to Harry J. and Eileen A. Northway. She grew up in Jamesville and was a 1971 graduate of Jamesville-DeWitt High School. She received an associate's degree in secretarial science at Powelson Business Institute and was employed for over 30 years as a department secretary at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, retiring due to health issues. On August 7, 2004, she was united in marriage to Steven J. Barnes of Freeville. This union was cut short by Steve's untimely death on March 10, 2010. Cathy was an avid camper and enjoyed many outdoor activities. She was a skilled photographer and used those skills to capture nature at its best. She also had been associated with Literacy Volunteers. Cathy is survived by her father, Harry J. Northway; brother and sister-in-law, James and Trudy Northway of Tullahoma, TN; sister, Ellen Moyer of Oneida; sister, Christine Simpson of Syracuse; nieces, Kelly Link of Portland, NY, and Megan Northway of Charlotte, NC; stepson, Matthew Barnes of Cortland; and sister and brother-in-law, Bob and Darla Krome of Johnson City, NY. She was predeceased by her mother, Eileen A. Northway, in 1989 and sister, Mary Alice Baker, in 2004. A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home, 4612 S. Salina Street, Syracuse, NY 13205. Burial will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in Willow Glen Cemetery, 2090 Dryden Road, Dryden, NY 13053. Calling hours will be held Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the SPCA or other animal shelters or rescue organizations in Cathy's memory. The safety and fair treatment of animals and pets were her passions.
Published in Syracuse Post Standard on February 9, 2012
Steven J Barnes (1955 - 2010)
Willow Glen Cemetery
New York, USA
Created by: Frank K.
Record added: Feb 09, 2012
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