Anna B. Whitney

Published Jan 9, 2017 at 4:00pm

Anna B. Whitney, 90, of Oriskany, formerly of E. Lake St., North Bay, passed away on January 4, 2017, at the Eastern Star Home where she had been a resident since February 26, 2015.

She was born on July 10, 1926, in Syracuse, the daughter of John and Assunta Raimondo Barbieri. Anna was a graduate of Blodgett Vocational High School in Syracuse, Class of 1944.

On April 17, 1948, Anna was united in marriage to Floyd “Whit”
A. Whitney, Sr., in Glendale, California. Mr. Whitney passed away on January 12, 1988.

Anna was employed in the Town Assessors office of Camden for many years, retiring in 2010. She was a former Town Clerk in the Town of Vienna and was previously employed at Oneida National Bank in Sylvan Beach for many years.

She was a sixty year resident of North Bay, a member of the
Grace Lutheran Church in Canastota, Past Matron of Vienna
Eastern Star Chapter 388 in 1960, a Past President of North Bay of V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary, and a Past President of the North Bay Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.

Anna was beloved by her family and they thought she made the best biscuits on Earth.

Surviving are three children, Jeanne (John) Wdowin, of Mesa, AZ, Janice (Frank) Annunziata, of Monroe, NY, and Floyd A. (Leslie) Whitney, Jr., of Camden; five grandchildren, Dr. Heather (Ryan Weitman) Wdowin, of Sacramento, CA, Dr. Garrett Wdowin,
Aaron Wdowin, both of Newport Beach, CA; Britney Whitney, of Verona, and Jacob Whitney, of Camden; one great-grandson, Kieran Weitman, of Sacramento, CA; a brother, Gregory (Honey) Barbieri, of Endwell, NY; a sister, Gloria Ferrara, of DeWitt, NY; and several nieces and nephews.

Anna was predeceased by a sister, Rebecca Zar and a brother, Dominick Barbieri.

As Anna’s final wish, she will donate her body to science to help further the education of future generations. The family will hold a Memorial Service at a future date.

Interment will take place in North Bay Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to the LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc., 109 Main St., Camden.

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