Henrietta, NY: Born in Altoona, PA on April 20, 1927 passed away April 3, 2019 in Rochester, NY. She is predeceased by her parents Joseph and Vera Gates, husband Charles R. Barr Sr., her sister Marian Schmerbeck and brother Stephen Gates and son-in-law John Vogt.
She is survived by her children Charles R. Barr Jr. (Monica Davis) of Kenwood,CA, Kathleen A. Vogt, Thomas R. Barr (Karen Taylor) of Naples, NY and Stephen G. Barr of Taos, NM. She is also survived by grandsons Sean P. Vogt Sr. (Chantel) of Pavilion, NY, Bruce J. Vogt (Jill) of Franklin,VT and Cameron D. Barr of Los Angeles,CA. Great-grandchildren Sean P. Jr., Grant C., Nathan F., Megan K., and Hendrix M and Lennox E. Barr. She is also survived by her brother Quentin Gates,WA and sister Joyce Jewell of PA and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She went back to school in 1964 and received her Masters in Education and taught in the inner city at School 22. She enjoyed all of her students.
A special thank you to the staff of 2N at the Episcopal Church Home for the loving care you gave our Mom.
A Funeral Mass will be held June 1st at 10:00AM at Guardian Angels Church, 2061 E. Henrietta Rd.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Pavilion Fire Dept. Box 156, Pavilion,NY 14525 or Boarder Patrol Agent Family Network(www.BPAFN.com)