Donna F. Barrett

Dateline: Glenville, New York


Donna Farone Barrett, 82, of the Glendale Nursing Home and formerly of Schenectady passed away peacefully on Tuesday Dec. 14, 2021 in the loving care of her family.  She was born on Nov. 18, 1939 in Schenectady, NY and was the daughter of the late Dominick and Florence Ethel Fulker Farone.   Donna had been a factory worker for the former Campbell Plastics in Rotterdam and the former Fault Finders in Clifton Park.  She enjoyed vacationing in Cape May, NJ and taking long rides.  Donna was known for her famous sausage and bread stuffing at Thanksgiving.  The greatest accomplishment she would say “are my four children.”  Family was the most important thing to her.


She was the beloved wife of the late James J. Barrett who died on Oct. 8, 2015. 

She is the devoted mother of Joseph (Tammy) Barrett, Susan (Joseph) Disco, Sandra Ryan and James (Maria) Barrett, Jr.; sister of Dominick (Sandy) Farone, Charles (Louise) Farone, Anna Angeline and the late Lorraine and Laverne; also survived by 13 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.


In addition to her parents and two sisters, she was predeceased by her grandson, Brian M. Ryan.


A calling hour will be from 10: 00 am   – 11:00 am Friday in the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home 1550 Rt. 9 Clifton Park, New York 12065.


Interment will be at 12:30 pm Friday in the Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, 200 Duell Road,  Schuylerville, NY.   

Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities, 40 N. Main Ave. Albany, NY 12203