Dona R. Barney, 78, Adams

ADAMS, NY —  Dona R. Barney, 78, Adams, wife of Howard Barney, passed away Friday, Oct. 28, 2022, at St. Josephs Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, 2022, at the Carpenter-Stoodley Funeral Home, Belleville with Pastor Kurt Gehrke officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Town of Henderson. Calling hours will begin at 11 a.m. Friday prior to the funeral.

Dona was born Aug. 30, 1944, in Lowville, a daughter to Garman and Pauline Haggerty Roggie. She completed her schooling at Belleville Central School.

Dona married Howard Barney on April 28, 1962, in Belleville at the home of Rev. Miles Hutchinson.

Howard and Dona entered into partnership with Howard’s parents in the operation of  Butterville Farms in the Town of Henderson.  The farm is still operated by the 4th and 5th generation of the Barney family.

Dona enjoyed quilting, puzzles and tending to her flower gardens. She was a member of the Adams Quilting Club.

Howard and Dona spent winters in Florida.

She is survived by her husband Howard, their daughter Connie, Evans Mills, two sons and a daughter-in-law, John, Jesse and Tracy, all of Adams; their grandchildren, Angela, Tony (Tiffany), Skyler (Nicole), and Avery Barney, Sarah (Adam) Harrington, Hope, Caitlyn and Nathan Barney; great granddaughters Payton, Paisley, Grace, Ella and Wren; two sisters Judy (Owen) Williams, Glenfield, Sharon Boshart, Lowville, brother Bruce (Renee) Roggie, Lowville, sister-in-law Linda Roggie, Lowville; nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents and two brothers, Boyce and Garman Roggie.

If anyone wishes to contribute to charity, please consider a local volunteer ambulance squad in Dona’s name.

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