Barbara Treleaven

Obituary of Barbara J. Treleaven

Mrs. Barbara J. Treleaven, 85, of Fonda, NY, passed away peacefully on Tuesday July 16, 2019 at Ellis Hospital, surrounded by her family.  Born on April 30, 1934 in Syracuse, NY. She was the daughter of the late Harold and Esther (Baker) Searle.

Barbara was raised in the Marcellus area, near Syracuse. After graduating high school she attended Holton College, and later Oswego College. She was united in marriage to Clarence Treleaven on October 23, 1954. They moved to Fultonville in 1986, where she cared for her family. Barbara was a member of the Adirondack Baptist Church in Gloversville. She was also a Sunday School Teacher in her younger years. She also enjoyed cooking and baking for her family.

Her loving family includes her son, Wayne C. (Patricia) Treleaven of Fultonville, NY, her daughters; Irene  McMann of Almond, NY, and Virginia (Doug Treleaven) Richens of Interlaken, NY, her brothers; David (Mable) Searle of Bernhards Bay, NY, and Ralph (Maureen) Searle of Cleveland, Ohio. She is also survived by her grandchildren; Jerrod Rynders, Jason Rynders, Eric Vassar, Barbara Treleaven, and Charlie Treleaven, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday July 20, 2019 at 11 AM at the  Adirondack Baptist Church, 1431 State Highway 29, Gloversville, NY 12078 with the Reverend Nate Peterson presiding. Interment will be held on Monday July 22, 2019 at 1 PM at the Highland Cemetery in Richford, NY.  Relatives and friends are invited and may call on Friday July 19, 2019 from 4:00PM until 7:00PM at the Jackson & Betz Funeral Home, 15 Main Street in Fultonville, NY 12072. 

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Adirondack Baptist Church or to the Office for the Aging. 

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Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, July 19, 2019
Jackson & Betz Funeral Home
15 Main Street
Fultonville, New York, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, July 20, 2019
Adirondack Baptist Church
1431 State Highway 29
Gloversville, New York, United States


1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Monday, July 22, 2019
Highland Cemetery
State Route 79 West
Richford , New York, United States
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