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Barbara L. Monaghan, 69, Arkport

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Barbara L Monaghan –  69 – of  8 Meadowbrook Rd, Arkport sadly left us suddenly Friday, March 8th, 2024 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, following a brief illness. 

Born in North Hornell on August 10, 1954, she was the daughter of  Marian (Sutfin) Monaghan and Elbert Monaghan of Arkport.

Barb grew up in the Village of Arkport and was a graduate of Arkport Central School (class of 1972).  She graduated from Alfred University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and devoted her working life to helping those suffering from alcoholism & addiction by working as a drug & alcohol councilor. 

She was raised and later raised her three children in the same home that her father built.  Barb enjoyed quilting, sewing, reading, bird watching, working in her flower garden and working on Jig-Saw Puzzles.  She also had a deep affection for animals and will be sadly missed by her three “feline companions” (AKA cats), Lucy, Jackson and Molly.

She was selfless and kind to everyone she met and loved her family dearly. Barb will be greatly missed by all those who were touched by her genuine smile and contagious laughter.  May she rest in peace as she joins her dear mom and dad and those who have gone before her.  

She is survived by her three children William “Henry” Jamison of  Arkport, Lynn (James) Sinsebox of Arkport, and Lauren (Brandon Brewster) Monaghan of Dansville; two granddaughters Harley Jamison Monaghan of Wellsville, and Brooke Brewster of Dansville; her sister, Patricia (Robert) Codispoti of Almond, her niece Jennifer Codispoti of Rochester, and nephew Aaron (Mari) Codispoti of Marble Falls, TX along with many aunts, cousins and step grandchildren.  

The family of Barbara L. “Barb” Monaghan will receive friends on Monday from 4:00 PM  until  6:00 PM at the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY.  Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. 

Barb’s family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name be made to the Hornell Humane Society, 7649 Industrial Park Road, Hornell, NY  14843.  Memorial forms will be available at the Dagon Funeral Home.

To leave an online condolence or share a memory, visit www.dagonfuneralhome.com

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