Joy  Barnes
Joy Barnes passed away March 24, 2020 in Lockport Rehab & Health Care Center. Born August 8, 1934 in Lockport, she was the daughter of Charles and Eleanor (Pritchard) Norway.
Joy worked for Ridge Road Express where she was a bus driver for over 30 years, retiring in 1990. She enjoyed camping, playing cards, traveling with her friends, going to the casino, and especially loved cooking for her family.
Joy was predeceased by her husband, Donald Barnes on December 17, 2001.
Joy is survived by her children, Deborah Hale, Stephen (Kim) Barnes and late Jeffrey Barnes; grandchildren, Jeremy (Lexi) Barnes and Shannon (Jeffrey) English; great-grandchildren, Nicholas Barnes, Tyler English, Ethan Barnes, Sydney Barnes and Lily Barnes; predeceased by siblings, Ronald Norway and Shirley Berube.
Private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Cold Springs Cemetery. Donations to the Alzheimer's Association of WNY would be appreciated.
Published on March 25, 2020


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Linda D Lahrs
Mar 26, 2020
Joy you were a wonderful friend to have, so many fun times on our school bus trips and get togethers. May you rest in peace, will be dearly missed by so many. LOVE Linda Lahrs
Alexis Mary Machelor Barnes
Mar 26, 2020
Beloved Joy, I have been told, and can see from your photos, what a "joy" you were and still are to the family and to your friends. Though I nor your littlest granddaughter Lily, never got the chance to meet you on this earth, you are with us now, I know. I pray for eternal peace for your beautiful soul. Heaven got a Joyful Angel this week, and your grandbaby Lily a loving Guardian. 💗
Richard F. Callara
Mar 26, 2020
Aunt Joy, you will be missed dearly , my growing up was based on your home, camping and just visiting every weekend. Those great memories will always be with me, thanks to you.
Richard Callara
Mar 26, 2020
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Lois and Kevin hillman
Mar 26, 2020
The Barnes were like a second family and we loved them dearly. May God love and protect them always.
Mary Szeluga
Mar 26, 2020
Joy was one of the nicest women ive ever had the pleasure of working with at Ridge Road Exp. , she truly was such a nice person! Sending prayers to her family at this sad time.