ALBANY – Ann Elizabeth Barber, 84, of Albany, passed away on Monday, October 25, 2021, at Shaker Place Rehab & Nursing Center. Ann was born in Albany, the daughter of the late Edward Bardon and Cora Colville Bardon. She lived here all her life. She served as a child care provider for many years, including years at the Center for Disability Services. She was a communicant of All Saints Catholic Church and a member of the church seniors group. She was also a bingo player for many years.
Ann was predeceased by her husband James O. Barber, her son Shawn Barber, and her brother William Bardon. She is survived by her children Edward Barber (Sandra) of Stoughton, MA, James O. Barber (Lisa) of Schoharie, Stephen Barber (Patricia) of Schoharie, and Michael Barber (Colleen) of Narrowsburg; her daughter-in-law Sandra Barber of Schenectady; her brother Edward Bardon of East Greenbush; her sister-in-law Margaret Bardon of Marshfield, MA; her grandchildren Tim (Meera), Dan (Jenna), Jim (Samantha), and Emily (Alvin) Barber, Ray Barber (Sarah), Jamye Carle (Herbert), Vanessa Reinhart (Jared), Olivia Barber, Stephen Barber, Jr., Jessica Connell, and Chloe Barber; and by her great grandchildren Alex Wade, Wyatt Carle, Jeremiah Barber, Lucas Barber, Otis Hunter Reinhart, Serenity Peckham and Madison Barber.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday morning, November 6, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. in All Saints Catholic Church, 16 Homestead St., Albany (behind CVS). Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the church prior to the mass beginning at 8:00 a.m. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Glenmont. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Center for Disability Services, 314 S Manning Blvd, Albany, NY 12208. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hans Funeral Home, Albany. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.
Click here to view Ann’s resting place in Calvary Cemetery, Glenmont, NY 12077 (Town of Bethlehem, NY).
Here is a video tribute to Ann:
Ann was the most caring person I’ve ever known . She was a very special to me while I was growing up and was always there for me. Without Ann’s help and guidance in my early year I would be the person I am today. I feel bad that I won’t be able to attend her service but she know how much she meant too me. God bless and till we meet again. Fred
Ann and I have been friends for many years going through good times and bad always surviving both; she had a real gift when it came to her kids. Better known as Ga Ga, she was loved by all of them. I will miss you Ann, Rest Peace.Diana
Ed and family,
So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. May you forever hold fond memories and may she rest in enteral peace.
I have you all in my thoughts and prayers. Fly high with the angels Ann.
Boy’s i am so sorry to hear about ann. Last time i saw her was with jimmy. Sincere sympathy.
Eddie, Jimmy, Steven and Michael,
I am so very sorry for the loss of your mom. I have a lot of great memories of her from coming over on Friday nights with Mom, to coming over to see my nephew when she babysat for him. I know she love you all as much as any mother could and I hope she is at peace.
Love to you all,