Barbara Anne Alteri, 65, Sackets Harbor

SACKETS HARBOR, NY — Barbara Anne Alteri, 65, Sackets Harbor, died March 31, 2022, at Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY, after suffering a stroke at home.

Mrs. Alteri was born April 13, 1956, in Alexandria Bay, NY, a daughter of Andrew Harold and Shirley Anne Clark-Brown Simpson. She graduated from Watertown High School in 1974 and Jefferson Community College with a degree in Early Childhood Education.

She married Steven J. Alteri on June 16, 1979, at St. Anthony’s Church with Monsignor Anthony Milia officiating. Mr. Alteri died Feb. 15, 2015, from ALS.

Mrs. Alteri operated a day care for children out of her home for 12 years.

Mrs. Alteri is survived by a sister, Darryl Lindsey King, Pillar Point, Dexter, NY; two nephews, Jeffrey A. (Mary) Wood Watertown, and Steven C. Wood and his fiancé Heather Harrison, Watertown; a great nephew, Austin G. Wood, Cooperas Cove, Texas; and a great niece Danielle M. (Kevin) Wood Reyes, San Antonio, Texas.

Barbara loved her dog Beacon, her gardens, the music of Guns and Roses and sitting on her deck looking over Black River Bay.

There will be no calling hours.

A graveside service will be held at a later date in Glenwood Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the Jefferson County SPCA, 25056 Water Street, Watertown, NY 13601.

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Arrangements are with D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc.