Barbara G. Oney, age 86, of Northfield, passed away Tuesday morning, February 26, 2013, at the Care Center of the Northfield Retirement Community, where she had resided for two years.
Barbara was born to Maurice and Elsie Mae (Kieswetter) Gurney on October 15, 1926, in Quincy, Massachusetts. She was an only child. She graduated from high school in Quincy and secretarial school in Boston. She married Wilford Russel Oney on May 28, 1949, in Boston.
Barbara and Russ lived in Schenectady, New York, where they raised their two sons, Scott Oney of Northfield and Kirk R. Oney of Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey. Following her husband’s death in August 2010, Barbara moved to Northfield.
In addition to her sons, Barbara is survived by her daughter-in-law, Susan Ecklund, and her grandchildren, Ben, Celia, and Will Oney.
A memorial service will be held in Massachusetts at a later date.
Barbara’s family thanks all the staff at the Northfield Care Center for the loving care she received there.
Arrangements are with the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home. www.northfieldfuneral.com