SCHUNK - Barbara "Barb"
Of Machias, NY, age 66. Born May 9, 1953, passed away suddenly April 1, 2020. Daughter of Martha (Cary) Hunt and Howard Smith; beloved mother of Christopher (Carla) Balducci of Parma, Ohio and Jonathan Schunk of Franklinville; grandmother to Kayla and Ryan Bell of Ohio and Carson and Teagan Schunk of Franklinville; dearest sister to Lynn Ord of Charlotte, NC, Debbie Smith of Strykersville, NY, Patricia Smith and Suzanne Smith of Buffalo, NY; long-time companion to Jeff Goodenow. Barbara was born and raised in Buffalo, NY before moving to Franklinville, where she was a caretaker to Becky Love for a number of years. She became a restaurateur running Mr. T Restaurant in Delavan and eventually buying and running Barbara's Maple Haven in 2000, with her long-time companion Jeff. A memorial will be open to the public, held on Saturday, October 17th, 2-6 PM at Maple Haven Restaurant, 103 N. Main St., Franklinville, NY 14737. Please wear a mask as we celebrate this beautiful soul.
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Published by Buffalo News on Oct. 15, 2020.