Anita Grace (Barbuto) West, 88 years of of Brocton, New York passed away with her family at her side Monday morning January 8, 2018 at Westfield Memorial Hospital in Westfield, New York after a short illness.
Anita was born in Buffalo, New York on March 24. 1929 to Anthony and Mary (Everson) Barbuto. She was a graduate of Hutchinson Central School in Buffalo, New York the class of 1946. After she married, she was a stay at home Mom for her family and also helped on the family farm. She was a member of the Brocton Baptist Church of Brocton, New York since 1965 and served as a Deaconess, Sunday School Teacher, Vacation Bible School Teacher and taught in the Children Church ministry. Anita also taught for 23 years in released Time Education in the Public School System as a 3rd grade teacher. Anita also helped out the Pioneer Girls of Westfield, New York She also loved watching the birds.
She is survived by her loving husband Harry C West of Brocton whom she married on August 1, 1953. She was the mother of Lucie (William) Farrar, Daniel West, Michael West, Dale (Caroline) West, Karen (Charles) Heilman and Rebecca (late Thomas) Campbell, loving grandmother of 19 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren, one sister Virginia (late C.L.) Winterberger of Spring City Tenn. and one brother Anthony (Marian) Barbuto of Pleasantview, Utah. She was predeceased by her siblings Lucy (late Edwin) Flanigen, Mary (late Steve) Stramowski, Bernard (late Judy) Barbuto.
Funeral Services will take place on Friday January 12, 2018 at 11 am from the Brocton Baptist Church 33 West Main St. Brocton, New York. The Rev. Larry Morrison will officiate. Interment will follow at the Portland Evergreen Cemetery. Friends are invited to call at the Brocton Baptist Church on Thursday January 11, 2018 from 3 to 7 pm and from 10 to 11 on Friday morning one hour prior to the funeral service on Friday morning. Flowers are kindly declined. The family requests memorials in Anita's honor be made to The Brocton Baptist Church 33 West Main St. Brocton, New York 14716, The Westfield Memorial Hospital , 189 E. Main St. Westfield, New York 14787, Brocton Fire Dept. Lake Ave, Brocton, New York 14716 and/or Portland Fire Dept., West Main Rd. Rt. 20 Portland , New York 14769. Funeral arrangements are being provided by The Morse Funeral Home of Brocton, New York.