Helen E. Barber age 93, of Dansville passed away Tuesday Nov. 2, 2010.

Helen E. Barber age 93, of Dansville passed away Tuesday Nov. 2, 2010.


She was born in Groveland, on June 30, 1917, a daughter of the late John and Anna (Magee) Teitsworth. She was also predeceased by her first husband, George Coon, in 1951 and her second husband, Clarence Barber, in 1991.


Helen was a graduate of the Geneseo Normal School and was a schoolteacher at Wayland Central School for many years, retiring in 1984. She was a longtime faithful member and Elder of the Dansville Presbyterian Church. She was also a member of the Dansville Grange, the Livingston County Pomona Grange, Kate J. Jackson Court of Amaranth, Deborah Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, Opportunity Circle at the King’s Daughters and Sons in Dansville and Wayland Retired Teachers Association.


She is survived by her son, Larry Barber of Mexico, N.Y; a daughter, Marcia Timmerman of Texas; a brother, John Teitsworth of Groveland, four grandchildren, a great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.


Friends called 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the Dansville Presbyterian Church where services were conducted at the completion of calling hours. Interment was in Lakeview Cemetery, Groveland. Online remembrances may be left at HindleFuneralHome.com.


In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels c/o Noyes Memorial Hospital, 111 Clara Barton St., Dansville, NY 14437 or the American Diabetes Association, 160 Allen’s Creek Rd., Rochester, NY 14618.