FRANCES BARNETT Frances (Cleary) Barnett, 65, of Franconia Twp., died Monday, March 12, 2012. She was the wife of Gary L. Barnett, with whom she shared 41 years of marriage. Born February 4, 1947, she was one of seven children of Anna Mae (Crockenberg) Cleary and the late Walter Cleary. She was a 1969 graduate of Chestnut Hill College, where she received a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. Mrs. Barnett was an active volunteer for many organizations and was also a health advocate for people with disabilities and arthritis. She helped start an outreach program at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, Hatfield, where she was an active parishioner. She also enjoyed woodworking, crafts and gardening. In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by her children, Diana Kudes, Stephanie Jamison and Gary T. Barnett; and three grandchildren. A Funeral Mass for Frances will be held at 10AM Saturday March 17 at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, 1601 Derstine Rd., Hatfield, where the family will receive friends from 9 to 10AM. Interment will be in St. John Neumann Cemetery, Chalfont. For those desiring, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Amyloidosis Foundation, 7151 N. Main St. Suite 2, Clarkston, MI 48346, (www.amyloidosisresearchfoundation.org) or to the
, P.O. Box 96280, Washington, D.C. 20077-7491, (www.arthritis.org) Online condolences may be made to her family at www.WilliamsBergeyKoffel.com
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Published in The Reporter on Mar. 15, 2012