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Barbara J. Narrow

December 19, 2016

barbara j narrowBarbara J. Narrow, 75, of Calcium died Monday, December 19, 2016, at Samaritan Medical Center after a brief illness.

She was born October 14, 1941 in Constableville, the daughter of the late Wendaline W. and Catherine M. (Bernholz) Duppert. Her parents died when she was very young and she was raised by her aunt, Lorena Bernholz. She was a graduate of Constableville High School.

Barbara was retired from Sherwood Medical. After her retirement, she continued cleaning homes for close friends right up to her death. On October 21, 1961 she married Eddie G. Narrow at St. Mary's Church Constableville with Rev. Thomas J. Robillard officiating. Mr. Narrow died June 21, 1997.

She was a communicant of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, where she was a greeter at the 4:30 mass. She was a member of the Northpole Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and a board member of Sanford Corners Cemetery. She enjoyed doing lawn work, embroidery, and was a Dale Jr. NASCAR fan. More than anything else, Barbara enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Surviving are her three children and their spouses, James E. and Ann Narrow of Calcium, Betty A. and Paul Fitzgerald of Watertown, and Jeffrey and Trina Narrow of Pamelia; three grandchildren, Matthew, Tyler, and Tristen; two sisters, Eva and Donald Shambo of Constableville and Ann Colleen of Danville, IL; brother, James and Maureen Duppert of Constableville; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown on Wednesday, December 21, from 3 - 7PM. The funeral mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church on Thursday, December 22, at 11AM with Rev. Christopher J. Looby presiding and burial will be in the spring in Sanford Corners Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Northpole Fire Co., 22334 US Rt. 11, Watertown, NY 13601. Online condolences to Barbara's family may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.com.


#6 Kathy Vincent 2016-12-23 21:11
We are sorry to hear of Barb's passing. Sure will miss seeing her as a greeter at church Always enjoyed our little chats. Sending thoughts and prayers to all.

Don, Kathy and Pat Vincent
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#5 Pam & Jeff Putney 2016-12-23 13:09
Jim, Betty and Jeff...We are so sorry for your loss of your Mom...our thoughts are with you during this difficult time..Pam and Jeff
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#4 Aunt Ernestine 2016-12-23 12:33
Jim, Betty, Jeff & families,
Your mom was a wonderful person. I will always remember her smile, laughter, and kindness. May your memories you shared with her help you through this difficult time. I will miss Barb and think of her often. Praying for strength to help you all through this.
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#3 Nancy Benney 2016-12-21 18:41
RIP Barb, will always remember your laugh, it was so contagious! Working with you was a pleasure, You will be missed.
Nancy Benney.
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#2 Ida m Spencer 2016-12-21 18:00
Jim,Betty, Jeff and families, I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. I worked with her and we did a lot of dinners with the girls. .she was such a great worker. I'll always remember barb telling me she was going to live to be a 100. Take care and God bless you all.

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#1 Betty Reff 2016-12-21 15:42
My heartfelt sympathy to the Narrow Family. You are in my thoughts and prayers especially at this time. Thanks for sharing your Mother with me, she was one of my best friends. I will never forget all the good times and laughs we shared. I don't know what I will do without her in my life. If I can be of any help to any of the family please do let me know.
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