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Barbara A. Guppenberger

By T.J. Woodward

Barbara A. Guppenberger (90 years old) a long time resident of Batavia passed away following a brief illness, in Spencerport surrounded by family on Tuesday Feb. 14, 2023.

Barbara was born in Batavia on January 3, 1933, a daughter of Mary Zeitz and August Guppenberger. Following her graduation from Batavia High School in 1950 she began her 30 plus years of employment at the New York Telephone company in Batavia, rising to a position of foreman.

She is survived by her brother James (Jean) Guppenberger of Titusville, FL; and predeceased by her sisters: Mary (John) Yunker, Helene (Robert) Beuler, and Lois (John) Gringer as well as her brothers: Francis (Carol) Guppenberger, Rev. August Guppenberger and Joseph Guppenberger.

She is also survived by a multitude of nieces & nephews, great nieces & nephews, great-great nieces & nephews and great-great-great nieces & nephews. Over the years Barbara spent her leisure time driving her boat on Conesus Lake, completing paint by number pictures, painting ceramic sculptures and bowling. She will be greatly missed by all, her gracious and loving devotion to her family continues to be a guiding light for all to follow.

Friends and family are invited to attend an 11:00AM Memorial Mass on Saturday July 8, 2023 at Resurrection Parish (St. Mary’s) 18 Ellicott St. in Batavia. Barb was buried in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Batavia, NY.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the donor’s choice. To leave messages of condolence please visit Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020.

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