Barbara (Armstrong) Hand of Moravia passed away unexpectedly on January 28 at University Hospital at the age of 90.
Barbara is survived by her loving husband Donald Hand of 67 years. Together they raised a family of 6 children. Gary Hand, John Hand, Linda (Lloyd) Tratt, Jeff Hand, Donald Hand Jr. (Tammy), Kelly (Dan) White. She is also survived by many grandchildren Bobby Hand, Lisa (Kevin) Brezee, Lloyd Tratt Jr., Lori Tratt, Colleen (CJ) Griffin, Brian (Sara) Myers, Tom Hand, Joe Hand, followed by great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Barbara is also survived by her sister Shirley Italiano.
Barbara is predeceased by her parents Harold and Dorothy Armstrong, as well as her sister Nancy Clark.
Barbara worked for many years at Moravia School District. Barbara tremendously enjoyed spending time with her family, often organizing parties and BBQ’s. She found happiness spoiling her children and grandchildren. Family was her pride and joy. She will be missed deeply by her family.
Family and friends are invited to calling hours Wednesday February 2nd from 5-7p.m. in the Heieck – Pelc Funeral Home, LLC 42 E. Genesee St. Auburn. Graveside service will be held on Thursday February 3rd at 1:30 pm in St. Joseph’s Cemetery Mausoleum, Fleming, NY.
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