Barbara J. Litz, 80, of Clinton, died on April 4, 2012 at the Presbyterian Home.
She was born in Utica on April 2, 1932 to Armand and Lois Vollmer Loudon. She grew up in Clinton and graduated from Clinton Central School.
On Nov. 26, 1949, she was married to Richard D. Litz, Sr. at Our Saviour Lutheran Church. The couple shared 53 years together until his death in 2002.
Barb worked as a nurses’ aide at Genesee Nursing Home, at Woolworth’s and was a lunch aide at Clinton Central School for many years. She was a past Cub Scout Den Mother and was the treasurer for the Clinton Manor Tenant Association.
She is survived by her daughter, four sons and their spouses, Kathleen and Richard Smith of Marcy, Richard Jr. and Shirley Litz of Daytona Beach, Fla., Paul and Beth Litz of Troy, Michael and Heidi Litz of Clinton and David and Karen Litz of Clinton; nineteen grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; friends Leta and Bill Burns; and former daughter-in-law, Janet Litz
Her husband and close friend Joe Landry died before her.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. on April 14 at Owens-Pavlot & Rogers Funeral Service, Inc, 35 College Street, Clinton. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. All are invited to call on Friday from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home.