Robert Barbero

Service Information

11:00 am
Saturday, March 2, 2013
First Presbyterian Church
27 Albany Street
Cazenovia, New York, United States

Interment Information

Evergreen Cemetery
Fenner Street
Cazenovia, New York, United States

Obituary of Robert Barbero

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Robert J. Barbero, 83, of Cazenovia, died Tuesday at his home. Born in Paterson, New Jersey, he had lived in Cazenovia for the past 42 years. Mr. Barbero retired as President and CEO of Gray Syracuse in Chittenango in 1995. Well respected in his industry, he was inducted into the Manufacturer's Wall of Fame in May 2012. He was a past board member of Diefendorf Gear Corp. Mr. Barbero was past president of the Investment Casting Institute of America. He was a member of the Cazenovia Golf Club, the Century Club, Willowbank Yacht Club, former board member for the Art Park in Cazenovia, Syracuse Symphony, WCNY and the Cazenovia Club. He was a 42 year member of the First Presbyterian Church of Cazenovia, where he was the former stewardship chairman and past trustee. He is survived by his wife, Marion; their children, Debby Griffiths (Robert) of Chittenango, Susan Barbero of Cazenovia and Jeffrey (Trish) Barbero of Lafayette; his granddaughter, Jennifer of Chittenango. A memorial service will take place at 11 am March 2nd at the First Presbyterian Church in Cazenovia, the Rev. Dr. Steven Thomas officiating. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall following the service. Contributions in Robert's memory may be made to Hospice of CNY or to the Cazenovia Area Volunteer Ambulance Corps .
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