3/12/14 – Barbara J. Burdick, LaFargeville

Barbara J. Burdick, age 75, formally of Penet Square, died Monday at Lewis County General Hospital. She had been a resident at Rainbow Community at Lewis County Hospital since April of 2011. The funeral will be at 11am Saturday, March15, at the T.R. Jetty Funeral Home in Clayton with Donna Fitchette officiating. Spring burial will be in Adams Rural Cemetery. Calling hours will be from 9am until the time of the service on Saturday.

Barbara was born March 10, 1939, in Brier Hill, the daughter of Edwin and Lelah Grimshaw Chapin.

She was a seamstress by trade working for various companies.

A marriage to Ronald Raymo ended in divorce. A marriage to Donald Burdick ended in separation.

She is survived by two sons, Stephen Raymo of LaFargeville and Timothy (Nellie) Burdick of LaFargeville; one daughter Constance (Michael) Brenon of Watertown; five grandchildren, Jarod, Jessa and Morgan Brenon of Watertown, Ronald Shultz and his companion Mariead Tauro of LaFargeville, and Colleen (Brandon) Drake of North Carolina; six step children, Steven (Georgeana) Burdick, Sharon (Thomas) Falto, Raymond (Kathy) Burdick, and Keith Burdick all of Altmar, Robin (Robert) Taylor of Lacona, Kenneth Burdick and his companion Patsy of Ohio; two sisters, Beverly (Nobert) Weiler of Boonville and Louise Tift of Gouverneur; nieces and nephews.

A daughter Cindy Raymo died before her.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to either the Volunteer Transportation, 203 North Hamilton Street, Watertown NY 13601 or The Rainbow Community Room at Lewis County General Hospital.

A gathering of family and friends will follow the service at the LaFargeville Fire Hall.


  1. Jennifer Cross-Hodge Posted

    Tim, Nellie and family-
    I was very sorry to hear of your loss. While it is never easy, please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers.
    God Bless-

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