Watertown- Graveside services for Barbara D. DeForge will be 1 pm Wednesday, July 23rd at Brookside Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY 13601.
Arrangements are with the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home.
Mrs. DeForge, 75, of Washington St., passed away July 18th at the Samaritan Medical Center.
She was born in Lowville, July 24, 1938, a daughter to Fred and Rose Johnson Davis. Barbara graduated from Watertown High School in 1957. She worked for the Kall & D’Argenio accounting firm in Watertown for 57 years and was working as a senior accountant with the firm until entering the hospital in May.
Barbara married Donald D. DeForge February 24, 1962. Mr. DeForge passed away August 21, 1999.
She is survived by three sons, Craig (Ana) DeForge, Dallas TX; Stephen (David Jones) DeForge; Jeramy (Kathy) DeForge, all of Watertown. A daughter Kelly (William) Johnson, Fayetteville, NC. 10 grandchildren. Her brothers and sisters, Larry Davis, Canandaigua, Joyce Sawyer, Black River; Damon Davis, Gaffney, SC; Judy Froedtert, Dexter and Jerry Davis, Perry, NY.
Many nieces and nephews.
Barbara was predeceased by a son Fred in 1996 and a brother Bernard Davis in 1999.
Condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.