Barbara S. French, age 77, passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Noyes Memorial Hospital.
Barbara was born on October 24, 1943 in St. Charles, MO to the late Daniel & Hazel (Clarke) Maxon. She was an in-home nurse's aid for Livingston County prior to retiring. Barbara loved to garden and was always trying new recipes in the kitchen. She enjoyed sewing, taking care of people, and animals. Barbara was a member of the Wayland Seventh-Day Adventist Church for over 40 years.
In addition to her parents, Barbara is predeceased by two sons: Brett Schrankel and an infant son, Joseph Schrankel.
Barbara is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Stephen French; her son, Peter (Donna) Schrankel; her granddaughter, Brett Schrankel; her sister, Janet Bloescher; and many nieces & nephews.
Family & friends are invited to call on Sunday, November 8, 2020 from 1pm – 3pm at the Walter E. Baird & Sons Funeral Home where funeral services will be held at 3pm; a graveside service will be held at 10am on Monday, November 9, 2020 at the Village Cemetery in Wayland. *Masks and social distancing will be in effect while at the funeral home and cemetery.*
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial contribution to the Wayland Seventh-Day Adventist Church (313 Third Ave., Wayland NY 14572) or the National Adrenal Diseases Foundation (NADF) online at NADF.us