Barbara Oney

Barbara Oney

  • Funeral Date: Date Pending
  • Date of Birth: 10/15/26
  • Date of Death: 2/26/13
  • Funeral Location:

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.

One comment

  1. Deb and Gordon Murtagh

    Scott, Kirk and Family – We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Barbara will be missed so much. She was such a special, kind and loving person. She was an angel on earth and now an angel in heaven with Russ. We were so blessed to have known her and to be friends with her for many years.

    Deb and Gordon Murtagh
    Schenectady, NY

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