Barbara Gilbert

Barbara Gilbert, 82, of Stamford, formerly of Hobart, passed away peacefully Sunday evening, May 23, 2021, at Robinson Terrace Nursing Home in Stamford.

Born on August 1, 1938, in Stamford, she was the daughter of the late Melvin and Helen (Calhoun) Stowe.

She was a 1957 graduate of South Kortright Central School where she was a member of the Future Homemakers of America and chorus.

Barbara was married to Jesse B. Gilbert on June 28, 1959, at the United Methodist Church of Hobart, with Jesse pre-deceasing her in 2011.

She enjoyed cooking, reading, singing, and was an avid baseball fan and enjoyed cheering on the NY Yankees.

Barbara is survived by her only son Marc Gilbert of Stamford, (his wife Michele), and her only grandson Evan Gilbert.

Friends and relatives are invited to call on the family from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at the Delhi Community Church, 46378 NY State Highway 10, Delhi, where a funeral service will follow at 1:00 p.m. lead by Rev. Derek Johnson.  Burial will immediately follow at Locust Hill Cemetery, Hobart.

Contributions can be made in the name of Barbara to the Guiding Eyes for the Blind at

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