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Frances Barber

d. October 29, 2016

Frances “Fran” Barber, formally of Tully, NY died on October 29, 2016 at Centra Hospital in Farmville, VA. She died with her loving family by her side. Fran grew up in Mt. Morris, NY and attended Buffalo State College. She settled in Central New York and was employed by Wilson Sporting Goods; Buckbee Mears; and Apex Tool Group. After retiring, she relocated to Farmville, VA.

She is survived by her husband Steve Barber, two children; Julie Barber-Bristol (Jason) and Aaron Barber (Amorette) two grandchildren; Tyson Bristol, Aurelia Barber as well as a sister, Jean Rardon (Jim) and nephew, Michael Couchman.

A funeral mass will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at St. Theresa’s Church in Farmville, VA.

Memorial contribution may be made to St. Theresa’s Church Food Pantry, 709 Buffalo St, Farmville, VA 23901 or to the Prince Edward Vol Rescue Squad, PO Box 89, Farmville, VA 23901.

Shorter Funeral Home is serving the family.

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