Barbara Humeston

Humeston, Barbara M. of St. Johnsville, NY formerly of Beacon, entered into rest peacefully, Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown, NY. She was 73.
Born March 23, 1938, in Athol, MA, she was the daughter of the late Merle and Clara Mary Beauchemin Olmstead.
Barbara was predeceased by her husband Carl Humeston on February 20, 1987.
She was a retired Bus Driver for Brown Bus Co. in Little Falls, NY, and a Former Driver for Head Start, Beacon.
She was a former member of Christ United Methodist Church, Beacon.
Survivors include four children, Richard Humeston and his wife Sue of Fort Myers, FL., Linda Stephens and her husband Claude of Clearwater, FL., Cheryl Emigh and her husband Gregory of Wallkill, Kyle Humeston of St. Johnsville, NY., three sisters, Gloria Smith of Warrensburgh, NY, Patricia Olmstead, and Tina Olmstead of Statesville, NC, two brothers, William and Gary Olmstead of NC., eight grandchildren, Brandon Stephens, Trevor Emigh, Dylon Stephens, Amanda Humeston, Hunter Humeston, Jeremy McCumber, Kristofor McCumber, and Joshua Doxtater, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Monday, January 7, 2013 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY. Funeral services will follow at 1:00 pm.
Interment will be at Fishkill Rural Cemetery, Fishkill, NY.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The American Heart Association 301 Manchester Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Arrangements are under the directions of Jarett D. Quick, Libby Funeral Home, 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508 (845) 831-0179
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Date Of Service
Monday January 7, 2013 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Location Of Service
Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508

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  3. Robert 'Butch' Beers says:

    I know its been years since we have been in touch,but its always sad to lose someone who was a part of my childhood.I am sorry to hear that Aunt Barbara passed. My mom was in touch and sends her condolences also. We are thinking of the family during this difficult time.

  4. Bill & Elvira Stephens says:

    May Jesus our Savior bless you with eternal life, and may your loved ones always be blessed with His Protection, Peace, and Love… (Numbers 6:24-26)…

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