Leicester: 6/7/37-8/30/15. Barbara died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her parents Albert & Sarah Lorenz, her sisters Marie Mazzarella and Delores Lorenz. She is survived by her devoted husband Paul Baron and her sons James (Susan) Chappel, Richard (Wendy) Chappel, Paul Baron III, and her daughters Amy Baron and Julie (Howard) Sarquist. Barbara is also survived by her sister Judith Koson, 13 grandchildren, 2 great grandsons, and many loving nieces, nephews, and friends.
Barbara was born in Buffalo, NY and graduated from Perry Central Schools. She spent most of her adult life in Leicester, N.Y. where she had the distinct honor of being the town’s first female mayor. Barb had a great love for travel, especially to Cape Cod and Nantucket. She was extremely devoted to her family and her favorite thing was the annual family reunion at Letchworth State Park, which she attended over 70 years.
Friends may call on Wednesday, September 2nd, from 4-7pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 21 Big Tree Street, Rte 15 & 20A, Livonia, where services will follow calling at 7pm. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Livingston County Hospice Fund, 2 Murray Hill Drive, Mt. Morris, NY 14510, as we are so very grateful to them. To send a condolence and for further information please visit: