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Barbara Howard

February 3, 1939 — February 10, 2024

Barbara Howard

Bergen- Barbara Howard, 85 of Bergen passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2024 at Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center Rochester, NY.

Barb was born February 3, 1939 in Albion, New York the daughter of the late James and Irene (Wahl) McGee.

Barbara loved to spend time with her family and friends. Her door was always open for a long visit. She also loved to crochet. She loved to make newborn sets for the children of family and friends. In her spare time she was an avid Bingo enthusiast and she loved to shop at the Made in America store.

Barb married the love of her life, Richard Howard, on August 22, 1959. Together they raised 4 wonderful children and enjoyed many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She worked as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant at the Genesee County Nursing Home until her retirement.

Surviving is her husband, Richard Howard of Bergen; children, Deborah (Donald) Fogg of Bergen, NY Richard (Sarah) Howard Jr. of Hopkinton, Iowa, Cynthia (Dean) Leffel of Batavia, NY, and J.O. “James Oliver” (Karen) Howard of Hulberton, NY; 9 grandchildren, D.R. Fogg, Devin Fogg, Amanda Chadsey, Joshua Howard, Daniel Neal, Matthew Neal, Abigail Regan, Racheal Howard, and Benjamin Howard; 11 great grandchildren, her beloved hairdresser and surrogate daughter, Maria (Rob) Rowland, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In death Barb is reunited with her parents, James and Irene McGee, and brothers, James and Anthony “Pat” McGee.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of H.E. Turner & Co., Inc. Funeral Home, Bergen. A celebration of life will be held at the convenience of the family. Celebration of Life will be held in the spring at the Viking Valhalla Restaurant in Bergen, NY. Burial will be held in the spring at Holy Cross Cemetery in Holley, NY.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Barb’s memory to Catholic Charities - 1150 Buffalo Rd Rochester, NY 14624
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