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Barbara A. Layo

With heavy hearts the family of Barbara Layo, 80, of Canton, announce her passing. Barbara died early Tuesday morning, November 17th, after battling several health issues.

Barbara was born November 2, 1940, in Massena, daughter of the late George W. and Elizabeth Wood. She graduated from Massena High and married Stanton Layo on June 27 1958. The marriage ended in divorce.

Barbara worked for several years at the Canton Free Library, and was respected by many patrons.

She leaves behind her two daughters, Lori Brown of Ocala Fl, Patricia Layo of Orlando, Fl, grandson Damon Layo-Machowicz currently serving in the US navy in Spain. She is also survived by her sister Brenda Maynard of Bloomington, Indiana.

Barbara is predeceased by her parents and her brother, George Robert Wood, who passed in 2019. A memorial service will be planned for the near future.

Arrangements are under the direction of LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home, Ogdensburg.

Online condolences may be made at www.LaruePitcher.com.

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Not one single day passes mom that I don\'t feel you, hear you in my thoughts..and appreciate your guidance, grace and kindness you leave me with in all that I do in life. Miss you immeasurably, and will hold you close always in my heart until we see each other again...
Love you,

Lori Jul 9 2022 11:27 AM

Love you mom, a year you've been gone. We think of you and miss you every single day. We pray you have found peace and healing in the loving arms of Jesus.
Lori and Jim

Lori Brown Nov 17 2021 8:42 AM

My mom's birthday is today. What a beautiful, sexy Scorpio you were! I love you forever mom,, God hold you and keep you in his loving arms. You'll always be with me.
Your daughter, and best friend....Lori Beth

Lori Brown Nov 2 2021 10:22 AM

Remembering you so much today....as every day. I will never ever stop missing your presence mom, but I always feel you with me, all the time. You know how much I loved you, and always will....til we meet again and rejoice in life eternal....Love, Lori

Lori Brown Aug 14 2021 3:27 PM

Mommy.... this hurt will never go away! I've prayed a thousand prayers to bring you back.....to have you with us again mom. I know good Lord Jesus is keeping you safe and protected in the heavenly kingdom. And, like you said mom...we will all see each other again, someday. My husband and I keep a special place in our home and our hearts for you always. Love you forever.
Lori and Jim

Lori Mar 22 2021 12:00 AM

Will always miss our coffee time and chats.

Margaret D. Dec 27 2020 12:00 AM

Dear Patty, Just learned of your Moms passing and thank you for having Jeff Sube notify me through my daughters e-mail. Sending my deepest sympathy to you and all good wishes for you in the future.

Carol Leonard

Carol Leonard Dec 19 2020 12:00 AM

Dear Lori, So sad to learn just now of your Moms death last month. She went through so much for so many years and carried on like the trouper she was. Sending you my best wishes.

Carol Leonard

Carol Leonard Dec 19 2020 12:00 AM

Patti & family. Please know my thoughts & prayers are with all of you at this extremely difficult time. With much love. Debbie Bice & family.

Debbie Bice Nov 21 2020 12:00 AM

Sorry for the family ! I will miss u barb when its time too move our cars when we have too clean our cars off when the Snowplow guy came by !! Thank god for her sister and brother in-law that was there for her !!

Melinda scime Nov 21 2020 12:00 AM

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