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Barbara Louise (Metcalf) Safford

May 10, 1929 ~ January 30, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Barbara Safford Obituary

East Greenbush - Barbara Louise Safford, 93, died Monday, January 30, 2023, at Evergreen Commons after a  brief illness.

Born in Millbury, MA, she was the daughter of the late John W. Metcalf and Beatrice Sieswenda Metcalf and wife of the late Ernest Arthur Safford. Barbara spent most of her life in Massachusetts until moving to Averill Park in 1999 where she has resided for the past 24 years. She attended Worcester, MA schools.

Barbara was a dedicated homemaker and loved spending time with her family. She was a talented sketch artist and enjoyed knitting and crafts. She loved the beach and playing cards and dominoes with family and friends. 

She was a member of Lake Avenue Community Church in Averill Park which has become the West Sand Lake Community Church.    

Survivors include her sons, Glenn R (Lisa) Safford, Winchendon, MA and Warren A (Stephanie) Safford, Nassau, NY and her grandchildren,  Monica (Charles) Bump, Jennifer (Christopher) Foust, Jenna Safford (Ian Zacharewicz), Dylan Safford, Shawna Duguay, Blake Safford, McKayla Safford, Keegan Safford, and Andrew (Michaela) Safford and her great grandchildren, Lucas and Samantha Hansen, Annabelle Foust, Alaina and Alexander Safford, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, David A. Safford and her siblings, Sylvia Blatt, Guy Metcalf, Dora LaParle, and Phillip Metcalf.

Relatives and friends may call at the West Sand Lake Community Church  4363 NY-150 West Sand Lake, NY 12196 on Monday, February 6, 2023 from 11AM - 12NOON followed by a service at 12NOON with Rev. Andy Craig, Pastor, officiating.

Private Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery Spencer, MA at a later date.

The family would like to thank the staff at Evergreen Commons for the care and companionship given to our Mother during her stay at the facility and especially in her final days.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Barbara Louise Safford to the West Sand Lake Community Church  4363 NY-150 West Sand Lake, NY 12196 .

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Services

Visitation
Monday
February 6, 2023

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
West Sand Lake Community Church
4363 Route 150
West Sand Lake, NY 12196

Funeral Service
Monday
February 6, 2023

12:00 PM
West Sand Lake Community Church
4363 Route 150
West Sand Lake, NY 12196

Donations

West Sand Lake Community Church
4363 NY-150, West Sand Lake NY 12196
Web: http://www.wslcc.org

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