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Viola L. Barton

November 12, 1933 - November 8, 2016


Waverly, New York

Date of Death:

November 8, 2016



Birth Date:

November 12, 1933

Birth Place:

Waverly, New York

Service Information:



Glenwood Cemetery, Waverly, New York

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Viola L. Barton

Viola L. Barton passed away on Tuesday, November 8th at Elderwood Nursing Home in Waverly. Born November 11, 1933, the daughter of Horace and Paullena Richards. She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie Rice of Waverly and son, Richard (Kim) Barton of Waverly; granddaughters, Amy Forbes of Waverly and Erika (Brian) Howard of Buffalo; great-grandchildren, Hannah, Roark, and Greyson; brother, Leland Richards of Waverly and a niece and nephew.

Viola was a graduate of Waverly Central School District and employed by Guthrie Clinic for over 40 years. She was an avid bowler in the Guthrie league, enjoyed playing cards/board games, and spending time at the lake with friends.  Viola was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who will be deeply missed by all.  A memorial service will be held in the spring.  In lieu of flowers and in honor of her love for animals, memorial donations may be made in Viola's name to Stray Haven Humane Society, 194 Shepard Rd., Waverly, NY 14892.  Those wishing to send a message of sympathy to Viola’s family may visit out Facebook page or in “Obituaries” at

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