OSWEGO, NY – Helen A. Barney, 94, a resident of Oswego, passed away on Monday February 3, 2014, at the Morningstar Care Center.
Born in Westville, NY, she was the daughter of the late George and Lucy (McClain) Learned and had attended Franklin County schools.
She retired from General Electric in Syracuse after 35 years of service.
Helen was an avid bowler and loved to play bingo.
Surviving are her son, Douglas (Carol) Barney of Southwest Oswego; three daughters, Donna (John) Sawyer of Southwest Oswego, Judy Schappe of Malone and Deborah Boeglin of Oswego; a brother, Irwin Learned of Granby; 16 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Erwin J. “Buster” Barney, in 1997.
A celebration of life will be held at the home of her granddaughter, Rene Sawyer, 714 County Route 20, Oswego, on Tuesday, February 11 from 2-8 p.m.
Arrangements are in care of the Dowdle Funeral Home.