Barbara L. Black, 88, of Kirsch Dr. Mattydale, died Saturday at the home of her daughterï¿½s with her family at her side. Barbara was a native of Philadelphia PA and resided in Mattydale since 1950. She was the daughter of the late John and Prudence McGonigle.
She was a long time communicant of St. Margaretï¿½s church and was a member of the Altar Rosary Society. Barb also volunteered at the church rectory, the Salina Free Library and at the Syracuse Developmental Center with her sewing ability.
She was predeceased by her husband of 41 years Edward in 1988, a son Edward F. and her sister Betty Lou Murray both in 2009.
Surviving are three daughters Kathleen Edward Smith Raymo of Wildwood Florida, Ann Albert Pitts of North Syracuse, Susan Dean Wendt of Mattydale, a son Neil Rosario Black of Brandon Florida, eight grandchildren Daniel Young Sook and Matthew Raymo, Kristina, David and Douglas Black, Edward, Katie Pitts and Paul Wendt, two great grandchildren Cassandra and Elizabeth Raymo, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call Tuesday from 3-7 pm at Krueger Funeral Home, 2619 Brewerton Rd., Mattydale. A Funeral Service will begin Wednesday, 9:30 am at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in St. Margaretï¿½s Church. Entombment will be in St. Maryï¿½s Mausoleum Resurrection chapel, Dewitt. Contributions may be made to Hospice of CNY 990 Seventh North St. Liverpool, NY 13088.