Joanne M. Barber, age 83 of Geneseo, formerly of Groveland, passed away peacefully Monday, July 5, 2021 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. She was predeceased by her daughter, Leslie Ann Scoville, mother, Marion Crane and father, James Morris.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Donald Barber Sr., children, Laurie (John) McCurdy of Victor, Donald (Janet) Barber Jr. of Groveland, 9 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, siblings, Deborah Quait and Robert Quait both of Groveland, many nieces, nephews and cousins. She enjoyed a robust family environment filled with many years of happiness and joy.
Joanne was born May 19, 1938 in Warsaw, NY the daughter of James Morris and Marion I. Crane. She was the Secretary and Treasurer for the family-owned business, Barber Ag, in Groveland for many years. Joanne was also a longtime member of the Groveland Federated Parish, serving as Church Treasurer as well as leading Church fundraising operations. Her faith was steadfast in service to the Church Community and true to the Lord.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 from 1-3 PM & 5-7 PM at the Rector-Hicks Funeral Home, 111 Main St. in Geneseo. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 10 AM at the Groveland Federated Parish with Pastor Dorothy Hotchkiss officiating. Interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery in Groveland. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to the Groveland Federated Parish, 6616 Groveland Hill Rd., Groveland, NY 14462.