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Obituary for Barbara R. Exton

Barbara R. Exton, 93 of Groton, New York passed away peacefully with her family by her side. Born February 10, 1929 in Oneonta, New York she was the daughter of the late Clare and Dorothea Palmer Riddell. She had grown up in the Oneonta area where she attended Oneonta high school continuing on to Elmira college she earned her bachelors degree in business. She was a member of the Groton Community Church where she served on various committees but especially enjoyed being their treasurer. Through the years she had enjoyed bowling in leagues at both Groton and Ithaca. She enjoyed knitting but even more so she enjoyed gatherings with friends especially Leah Lumbert and Dottie Cornelius, and she enjoyed monthly luncheons with Sue Moravec. She was a devoted mom and her grandson was the apple of her eye. She is survived by her daughter, Marcy Exton, son, John Exton (AnneMarie Vaughan) and grandson Dylan Exton. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband Richard Exton. A Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at 11:00 am with Pastor Sam Neno officiating at The Zirbel funeral home 115 William St. Groton New York. Interment will be in the Bird Cemetery in Locke, New York beside her beloved husband, Richard. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cortland SPCA

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