B arbara Bigelow died at the Eddy Village Green in Cohoes, New York on January 9, 2012 following a long illness.
Barbara was born on Feb. 29, 1934, in Granville, NY the daughter of Wilbur and Alice (McMore) Bigelow.
She lived in South Granville where her father worked on the Wilmer Farm. They moved to Quaker Street when Barbara was in High School. Barbara graduated from Granville High School in 1953 and from Albany Memorial School of Nursing in Albany in 1956. She immediately began working at Memorial Hospital where she was employed for her entire nursing career. She retired in 1991. At that time she returned to live in her family home on Quaker St until she was no longer able to live alone.
She is survived by two cousins Eloise Wemette and Virginia Wood who both reside in Fair Haven, Vermont. She also leaves a long time friend Dorothy Jordan Euvrard and her family in Latham.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan.19, 2012 at the Robert M King Funeral Home,23 Church St., Granville, NY. Burial will be in the spring in Cedar Grove Cemetery in Fair Haven, Vt.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Haynes House of Hope, 7187 State Route 149, Granville, NY 12832.