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Barbara O. PeRue
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc.
    795 E. Main St. Suite 11
    Cobleskill, NY 12043
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Schoharie County Office of the Aging
    113 Park Place
    Schoharie, NY 12157

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“Bonnie and Family, Sorry to here of the passing of your mother. My family has many fond memories of the old "Legion Drive" neighbors. Having lost...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Phil Cornell - Ithaca, NY

“Sorry to hear about your mom Bonnie. She lived a full and fruitful life. And was always a joy to be around. We will always have those found memories...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Roger and Jan Dietz - Cobleskill, NY

“Bonnie and family, deepest sympathy in the loss of your Mom, cherish the memories. Beverly Jock ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Beverly Jock - Warnerville, NY

“Bonnie and John, May your memories bring you comfort as you walk this difficult path. May the joy your Mom brought you sustain you like no memory...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Charlie and Kathy McMullen - NY

“Bonnie & John, So sorry for your loss as we know how hard it can be, losing Robins Mom. With Gods Grace and Love we keep all those memories in our...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Tom & Robin Tilison - NY

“Bonnie and John We are so sorry to hear about your mom's passing. We will always have fond memories of her sitting on your porch at camp. You were...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Becky and Dennis Shaut - Herkimer, NY

“Dear John, Bonnie and family~ So sorry to hear about the passing of Bonnie's mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.Sincerely...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Barb and Dick Corsall

“Bonnie, John and family...We are sorry for the passing of your mother/mother-in-law/grandmother. We remember her as being a very sweet lady the...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Toni and Nelson Daley - NY

“Bonnie and John: I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Mrs. PeRue. She was such a sweet, quiet lady. She and Mr. PeRue always referred to myself...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Jo-Ann Corsall - Cobleskill, NY


Cobleskill- Barbara O. PeRue, 90, of Sycamore Lane, died Saturday, April 20, 2013 at her residence with her loving family at her side.

Born October 17, 1922 in Cobleskill, she was the daughter of Wesley and Luella (Hotaling) Olds.

Barbara was a licensed practical nurse and for several years she assisted the late Dr. Beard. She had also used her nursing skills at the former Bubbs Adult Home, which her parents owned on Harder Ave.

Barbara was a member of the First Baptist Church and volunteered in various capacities, such as the food pantry and clothing drive. She was also a member of the Rebekah Lodge.

Barbara enjoyed traveling in their motor home as they would travel to Maine and Florida. She and her husband also had a seasonal camp at Belvedere Lake.

She was predeceased by her husband, George PeRue, who died July 4, 2005.

Survivors include her daughter: Bonnie (John) Delapp of Cobleskill; her granddaughters: Faith Coger of Summit and Denise (Matt) Williams of Schenectady.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill, with Rev. Jared Van Wagenen IV of the Second Reformed Church in Howes Cave officiating. Family and friends are also invited to a period of visitation to be held at the funeral home from 6 to 8 PM on Tuesday. Burial will be in Cobleskill Rural Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Schoharie County Office of the Aging, 113 Park Place, Schoharie, NY 12157 or Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., 795 E. Main St. Suite 11, Cobleskill, NY 12043.