Barbara LaBarge

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 29 July 2022 at 3:39 pm

HOLLEY –  Barbara (McBain) LaBarge, 74, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving children, siblings and extended family on July 28, 2022. She was born in Bronx, NY, on May 21, 1948, a daughter of the late Ralph and Virginia (Binninger) McBain.

She graduated from the House of the Good Samaritan with a nursing degree and went on to work at the Orleans County Nursing Home for 30 years. She was an active member and past president of the Ladies Auxiliary of Holley V.F.W., Post 202. Barb loved to travel, watch Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy. She received the greatest enjoyment being active and spending time with her family.

She was predeceased by her son, Joseph LaBarge; siblings, Kathy McBain, Ralph McBain Jr., Carol Keller and Charlene Brown; and her beloved cats, Thomas and Cabbot.

She is survived by her husband 52 years, Dan; daughter, Michele Antram; son, Stephen LaBarge; grandchildren, Savanna Antram, Ashleigh Nichols, William Nichols and Camron LaBarge; great-grandchildren, Lily Nichols, Carter Helsdon, Chase Helsdon, Miles LaBarge and Weston LaBarge;  siblings, Valerie (Ralph) Sterling, Christine (Robert) Baslow, Jimmy McBain, Mike (Darla) McBain, and Particia (John) Babcock; special sister-in-law, Mary Astafan; special friend, Charlene Favaita; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes 16650 State Route 31, Holley on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. followed by her graveside service at Hillside Cemetery at 1:15 p.m. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.

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