Barbara June Behrens (Crotty), age 77, of the Town of Niagara, entered into rest on Monday, October 26, 2009, while at the Niagara Hospice House, Town of Lockport, NY. Born in Buffalo, NY on June 19, 1932 to the late Daniel J. and Elmira L. (Tabor) Crotty. A graduate of Lafayette High School, she was employed as an executive secretary for a New York City insurance company and moved to Niagara County in 2004. June was a former member of the Delaware Avenue Baptist Church, enjoyed reading and spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include three children, Bernard (Rae) Behrens of Colts Neck, NJ, Barbara (Paul) Zambito of Sanborn, and Beau Behrens of Buffalo; two sisters, Elmira Wellence of Syracuse and Florence "Culver" Simon of Buffalo; seven grandchildren, Christopher, Colleen and Andrew Behrens, Paul D., Daniel, Stephen and Timothy Zambito; and a great-grandson, Anthony Zambito. She was predeceased by a brother, Daniel Crotty and sister, Robin Crotty.

Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Wednesday, October 28th at 7:00 PM in the DUBOIS FUNERAL HOME, 2436 Niagara Road, (Bergholz) in Wheatfield. The Rev. Kenneth Comer will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Niagara Hospice House.

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