Barbara “Gram” McCabe, 86, of Worcester passed away Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010 in Stamford after a brief illness. She was born Jan. 6, 1923 in Worcester, the daughter of Fenton and Bessie (Hughes) Gallup. She married William McCabe on April 28, 1945 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oneonta.
Barbara was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Worcester, the Worcester Historical Society, the Wieting Memorial Association and the Iroquois Chapter of the DAR.
She enjoyed gardening, sewing and being with her family and friends.
Surviving are two daughters, Marlene and husband, Doug Sluiter of Andes and Mary and husband, Jeffrey Teller of Worcester; a grandson, Matt and wife, Dana Sluiter of Bovina; great-grandchildren, Ryan and Sara Sluiter; two sisters-in-law, Josie Gallup of Daytona Beach, Fla. and Betty Smith of The Villages, Fla. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, William McCabe on November 18, 2006 and two brothers, Beverly Gallup in 1976 and Robert Gallup in 1997.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at noon on Saturday, Jan. 9 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Worcester, with the Rev. Ronald Green, MM as celebrant.
Interment at the Maple Grove Cemetery, Worcester, will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Worcester Historical Society, P.O. Box 186, Worcester, NY 12197; the Wieting Memorial Association, P.O. Box 160, Worcester, NY 12197 or to Iroquois Chapter of the DAR, c/o Shirley Skinner, treasurer, 187 Main St., Schenevus, NY 12155.
Online condolences may be made at, www.skinnerfuneral chapel.com.
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