Dorothy Mae Barber Stalker - August 10, 2015

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GLENMONT – Dorothy Mae Barber Stalker, 99, entered into the arms of the Lord on August 10, 2015.  Born in Gurn Springs, NY on December 27, 1915, she was the daughter of Clayton Albert Barber and Ethel Mae Church.

     Dorothy graduated from Fort Edward High School, valedictorian class of 1932.  She was a Registered Nurse, graduating from Albany Hospital School of Nursing class of 1936.  For 30 years she worked side by side with her husband Jesse who owned and operated Stalker’s Dairy in Ravena, NY.

     Dorothy was predeceased by her husband Jesse after 60 years of marriage.  She is survived by her daughter Susan (Richard) Keel;  her sons James, Jesse (Ruth Eccles) and Timothy (Elizabeth Mell).  She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  Dorothy was predeceased by her 3 brothers Clifton, Alton and William Barber and grandson T. Robert Stalker.

     There will be no calling hours.  Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family.  Those wishing to honor her memory may make a contribution to Community Hospice, 295 Valley View Blvd., Rensselaer, NY 12144 or to a charity of one’s choice.