Barbara A. Adgate 1926-2014
FOWLER – Barbara A. Adgate, 87, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at Concord Care Center.
She was born on Dec. 27, 1926, in Warren, the daughter of Charles C. and Thelma A. Barber Wood.
Barbara attended Warren G. Harding High School and was employed with Brainard Steel and Packard Electric. She was also the former co-owner of Lakevue Cleaning Center in Cortland.
Mrs. Adgate was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Warren and the Champion Presbyterian Church, where she enjoyed singing in their choirs.
Barbara was a charter member of the Trumbull New Theater – TNT. She enjoyed knitting, playing cards and her beloved dogs.
She is survived by her daughters, Lauri (David) Holmes and Debbe (Mike Kitzmiller) Adgate, both of Cortland; a son, Herbert Reed (Eileen Hogenmiller) Adgate Jr. of Jamestown, Pa.; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Charles (Layes) Wood of Hartford.
Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert R. Adgate Sr., and her parents.
A celebration of life will be held 5 p.m. Friday at Vienna United Methodist Church, 4265 Warren Sharon Road, Vienna, with Pastor Cathy Ake officiating. Family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until time of services at 5 p.m. A memorial dinner will follow the services.
Inurnment of cremains in Crown Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum will take place at a later date.
Memorials in memory of Barbara may be given to the Vienna United Methodist Church or the charity of one’s choice.
Selby Funeral Home was entrusted with funeral arrangements.