Barbara McKane
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Barbara McKane
  • October 1, 1932 - March 19, 2017
  • Binghamton, New York

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Barbara J. McKane, 84, went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 19, 2017. She was born in Binghamton, NY. she was predeceased by her parents, Frank & Cecille Espy; sister, Marie Lawyer; and sister-in-law, Sandra Mellen. She is survived by her beloved husband of 61 years, Richard (Dick); 3 sons, David R. and Laura McKane, Robert M. and Nancy McKane, and Richard S. McKane; 2 grandsons, Kyle D. McKane and Joshua A. McKane, whom were the light of her life. nephew, Richard F. & Linda Lawyer; brother-in-law, Rodney G. & Audrey McKane; sister-in-law, Olga McKane; several cousins. She was a graduate of Binghamton North High School, Class of 1950. She was an employee of Security Life for several years before becoming a stay at home mom. Later on she was a special education teacher's aide. She was a member of the Ogden Hillcrest United Methodist Church for over 60 years, and a member and soloist of the choir for over 60 years. She was also a Missions Chairman for several years which she really enjoyed doing as well as many numerous other church activities. After they retired, she and Dick enjoyed traveling and visited much of the US, Canada and the Caribbean. They also were charter members of the Kattelville Seniors. The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 10-12:00 noon at the Ogden Hillcrest United Methodist Church. A funeral service will follow at 12:00 noon. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Ogden Hillcrest United Methodist Church Endowment Fund, 1061 Chenango Street, Binghamton, NY 13901.