Delores Barber

Obituary of Delores C. Barber

Delores "Dee" C. Barber, 92, of Rome, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 31, 2020, at Sitrin Health Care, New Hartford. She was born on July 2, 1928 in Rome, NY, daughter of the late Samuel and Rose Stevens Barber. Delores was a graduate of Rome Free Academy Class of 1947. Dee retired from Rome Strip Steel as an Executive Secretary after forty-one years of employment. She was an active member of St. John the Baptist Church. Delores was an avid bowler, participating in many bowling leagues and she was a member of Secretaries Club of Rome. Surviving is a brother, Thomas S. Barber, Sr., Rome, a sister, Joan Massoud, Utica and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews, whom she loved dearly. Delores was predeceased by a sister, Rosemarie Nasci and a brother, John Barber. The family wishes to express a special thank you to the Sitrin Rehabilitation Unit, for their care and compassion shown to Delores. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, September 3, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., at St. John the Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul F. Angelicchio officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Friends may call at the Nicholas J. Bush Funeral Home, Inc., 7751 Merrick Rd., from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 2, 2020. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made in Delores name to: St. John the Baptist Church Memorial Fund, 210 E. Dominick St., Rome, NY 13440 To offer online condolences, please visit
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Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Nicholas J. Bush Funeral Home, Inc.
7751 Merrick Road
Rome, New York, United States


11:00 am
Thursday, September 3, 2020
St. John the Baptist Church
200 E. Dominick St.
Rome, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

St. Mary's Cemetery
1106 W. Liberty St.
Rome, New York, United States
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