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G. Barbara Broome

December 18, 1929 ~ July 23, 2021 (age 91)


G. Barbara Broome, 91, of Auburn passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021, at the Commons. She was daughter of the late William and Edna Copes. Barbara worked for meals on wheels as director for 20 years and retired. She then work at Cayuga Seneca Actions Agency as Manager of the thrift shop, and she also served on the board of directors. She loved going to bingo, doing activities with her senior group and enjoyed watching her grand and great grandchildren grow.

She is survived by,

Daughter: Stephanie Harris and spouse Theodore Harris

Grandchildren: Rachel Dale, Cory O. Walker and his spouse John Schmitt, and chosen son Steve Reeves.

6 great grandchildren, A host of Nieces and Nephews.

Best friend Gloria Richardson Griffin

In addition to her parents, Barbara was predeceased by her siblings Rachel Ellis, Dorothy Wells, Charles “Sonny” Copes, Ruth Kathrine “Tootles” Brown, Robert “Buddy” Copes and Elizabeth “Betty” Gaskin.  A memorial service will be held at 11am on Wednesday, July 28 2021 at Brew Funeral Home, 48 South Street, Auburn. Burial will be at St Joseph’s Cemetery in Fleming.

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Memorial Service
July 28, 2021

11:00 AM
Brew Funeral Home & Shakelton Funeral Home
48 South Street
Auburn, NY 13021

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