Barbara J. McDermott, 86, passed away on Friday February 26th, 2021 surrounded by her children.

She was born September 27, 1934 and was the fifth of seven children of the late George S. Rafferty and Gladys L. (Evertts) Rafferty in Elmira, NY. Barb was a Past Matron of the Eastern Stars as well as a lifetime member. She loved family and never missed sending a card for a birthday, anniversary, or graduation.

Barbara is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Charles R. McDermott, her siblings Norma Olin, Richard Rafferty and Mary Masin, her grandchildren Ashley D. McDermott (Roger), Brinn M. Goddard (Rhonda). She is survived by her brothers George and Robert Rafferty, her sister Beverly Burger; children Mark (Teresa), Rhonda Luedeman, Roger (Elizabeth), Larry (Sabrina), 14 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will take place in Horseheads, NY.

Condolences may be sent to the family at Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes.

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