Barbara Milotte

Obituary of Barbara J Milotte

Clinton- Barbara J. Milotte, 83, passed away peacefully at the Presbyterian Home on May 31, 2020, surrounded by her family. She was born March 31, 1937, in Utica, the daughter of the late Roger Milotte and Stella Techmanski Calidonna. She graduated from Utica Catholic Academy and retired as the Director of Food Services at Hamilton College. On September 7, 1957, she married Thomas G. Fernon at Saint Joseph’s Church in Utica. Mr. Fernon died June 28, 1991. She was also predeceased by her partner of many years, Prisco (Doc) Russo. Barbara loved to travel the world with her brother and sister-in-law. She was an avid gardener, skilled at crocheting and enjoyed reading for hours. Her passion was spending time with her family, especially her grandsons. She will always be known as the life of the party! She is survived by her three children, Thomas G. Fernon, Jr of Westmoreland, Michael F. Fernon & Kenneth Weiss of Provincetown, MA and Donna & Brian Fedor of Clinton; two beloved grandsons, Dakota & Dylan Fedor; her brother and sister-in-law Roger & Shirley Milotte of Chelmsford, MA; Paulette Russo of New Hartford; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were private and she was laid to rest at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Clinton. Arrangements by Owens- Pavlot & Rogers Funeral Services. Please consider donations in Barbara’s memory to Presbyterian Homes Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 1144, New Hartford, NY 13413
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