John C. Barner

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  • "I am still thankful that I met him at Farnsworth Middle..."
    - Ellen Cantwell -Warner
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    - Diane Kingsland
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Barner, John C. SCHENECTADY Our beloved John "Buddy" Barner, age 81, of Schenectady, passed into eternal life with the Lord and his loved ones at Ellis Hospital, after a long illness on October 31, 2012. He was born in Jersey Shore, Pa., and graduated from Jersey Shore High School, Gaullaudet and Idaho University. As a very intelligent man and lover of education, he became a well known and respected teacher of the deaf and went on to retire. He is admired in the deaf community and as a devoted Catholic and last, but not least, known as a great dad. He was very well known for his sense of humor and making others laugh. He had a deep love and appreciation for animals and nature. He enjoyed his time with his beautiful granddaughters. John is survived by daughters, Susan (George), Balinda and Jane Barner; sister, Donnie Fryer of California; granddaughters, Brianna, Bethany, Bianca and Barbara; and nieces and nephews in California and Pennsylvania. Funeral service, Monday morning 8:30 from the Daly Funeral Home Inc., 242 McClellan St., Schenectady and 9 a.m. at Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Church (formerly Our Lady of Fatima Church, Rosa Road, Schenectady). Calling hours, Sunday afternoon 4 to 6 in the evening at the funeral home. Interment, Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Niskayuna. Memorial contributions may be made to Animal Protective Foundation, 53 Maple Ave., Scotia NY 12302.
Published in Albany Times Union from Nov. 2 to Nov. 3, 2012
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