Barbara J. Butler Matzke, 62

FULTON, NY – Barbara J. Butler Matzke, 62, formerly of Fulton, passed away surrounded by her loving family at her home in Oswego on Thursday June 19, 2014.

She had resided in Old Forge and Watertown for many years.

Barbara J. Butler Matzke
Barbara Butler Matzke

Barb enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, reading, crocheting and playing bingo.

Surviving are her six children, Aaron (Trisha) Matzke of Fort Worth, Texas, Susan Matzke of Boonville, Corinna (Christopher) Scribner of Phoenix, Michelle (Dennis) Wilcox of Colorado Springs, Colo., John (Audra) Matzke of Fulton and Holly Kranbuhl of Boonville; three siblings; 16 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and many “adopted children.”

Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., in Fulton, with services to immediately follow at 1 p.m.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.


  1. Barb and I always had a great time over the past 15 years. what a fantastic lady wish she had gotten her wish to live at least until the end of the year .she wanted to meet her new great grand baby so bad. kay

  2. Deepest sympathy to the family,I only knew Barb for a short time,she was such a wonderful person always had a smile on her face when i saw her,she will be missed….

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