Scio, NY - Ruth H. Barber, 81, of 3536 Riverside Drive died Friday, December 30, 2011 at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville. She was born April 21, 1930 in Rochester the daughter of Frederick Edward and Constance (Henry) Peeler. On September 8, 1950 in Conesus she married Hugh F. Barber who predeceased her on March 31, 1997.
She is survived by eight daughters, Vicki (Dennis) Rumfelt of Scio, Carol (Gene) Abbey of Scio, Sally (Martin) Parkhurst of Scio, Cindy Mulvaney of Rochester, Stacy (Delmas) Tenney of Andover, Kelly (Greg) Bole of Hubert, NC, Laura Bratcher of Dansville and Susan Gardner of Victor, one son, Alan (Leslie) Barber of Andover, 27 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, three brothers, Roger Kornbau, Joseph Kornbau and Peter Kern, one sister, Linda Sargent of Rochester as well several nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Betty McPherren and a brother, LaVerne Peeler.
Friends are invited to call Tuesday, January 3, 2012 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. The funeral will be Wednesday at 11:00 am at the Andover First Baptist Church with Pastor Frank Troutman presiding. Burial will be in Knights Creek Cemetery in Scio. Memorial donations can be made to Wounded Warrior Project.org or the Jones Memorial Hospital Memorial Fund. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.