Niagara Gazette

Obituaries

October 9, 2012

Jean Barto

TOWN OF NIAGARA — Jean (nee Bishop) Barto, 90, of the Town of Niagara, NY, passed away on Monday, October 8, 2012 in Schoellkopf Health Care Facility in Niagara Falls, NY, following a brief illness, while under the care of Niagara Hospice. Born on August 11, 1922 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, she was the daughter of the late William and Isabelle (Sinclair) Bishop.

Mrs. Barto attended schools in Canada. In 1939, Jean graduated from Eastern High School of Commerce, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. On April 19, 1947, she married Joseph Barto in St. Ann's Church in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Mr. Barto predeceased her on July 7, 2003. Following their marriage, they came to Niagara Falls, NY in 1947. For twenty-five years, Mrs. Barto worked as a secretary and later as an office manager for Reichhold Chemicals, in Niagara Falls, NY, until her retirement in 1984. Jean was a member of the Tuesday Night Bridge Club, St. Johns Senior Citizens Club and the Star Travel Club. She enjoyed reading.

Mrs. Barto is survived by one son, Michael L. (Colleen Steele) Barto of Niagara Falls, NY and was predeceased by one son, Stephen W. Barto. Jean is also survived by four grandchildren, Michelle (Anthony) Davis of Long Branch, NJ, Samuel (Kathryn) Barto of Niagara Falls, NY, Daniel (Marcey Bryant) Barto of Grand Island, NY and Alison Barto of Niagara Falls, NY; two great-grandchildren, Max and Molly Barto; one brother, R. William Bishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; her dear friend, Helene McNelis of Niagara Falls, NY; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents, husband and son, she was predeceased by two brothers, G. Herbert Bishop and V. Morley Bishop; and one sister, I. Eleanor Bishop.

There will be no prior visitation. Private funeral services and burial will be held in Acacia Park & Resthaven Cemetery, North Tonawanda, NY. If desired, memorial offerings may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 426 C Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002. Arrangements were entrusted to the OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (297-9007).

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