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December 17, 2013

Barbara J. Beilby

Barbara J. Beilby

SIDNEY — Barbara Joan Beilby, 73, of Sidney, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at Valley View Manor Nursing Home in Norwich.

Barbara was born on Oct. 22, 1940, daughter of the late Stanley and Anna Mae (Caciuc) Butler, in Syracuse.

On Nov. 3, 1962, she was married to Kenneth A. Beilby Jr., in Cortland. He predeceased her on Aug. 4, 1996.

Barb was a past member of the Women of the Moose, chapter 502, Sidney. She was an avid pitch and bingo player and she loved everything Elvis. She also had a great sense of humor and loved to flirt.

She is survived by three sons, Steven Beilby and Nancy Armando, Sidney, Brian Beilby, Sidney and Mark and Lynn Beilby, Otego; three daughters, Sylvia Mackerel, Cortland, Cindy and Joe Woodcock, Sherburne and Suzanne and Tim Collect, East Meredith; brother, Jimmy Butler, Cortland; 16 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to her husband, Barb was predeceased by two sisters, Virginia Moore and Florence Butler.

Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19, at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St. Sidney. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral chapel with Fr. Jim Shevlin officiating.

Burial will take place in the spring in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Sidney.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the American Diabetes Association at

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family online at

Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.    

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