LAKE PLACID - Barbara J. Stanton, 83, of Cascade Road, Lake Placid, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.
She was born in Brushton Feb. 18, 1928, the daughter of Wesley and Henrietta (Allen) Watson. She was a graduate of Lake Placid High School, Class of 1947, and had worked in Lake Placid for several years at Howard Johnson's Restaurant and for various other businesses in the Lake Placid area.
She is survived by her husband, Leland F. Stanton Sr. of Lake Placid, and her children: Wesley Stanton and his wife Tammy of Lake Placid, Terry Darrah and her husband Cliff of Bloomingdale, Linda Hudson and her husband Wayne of Keene Valley, Deborah Stanton of Lake Placid, Lee F. Stanton Jr. and his wife Patricia of Lake Placid, Tracy Colby and her husband James of Lake Placid, Jimmy Stanton of Buffalo, Joel Stanton and his wife Ingrid of Lake Placid, William Stanton and his wife Mary of Lake Placid, and Rachel Butler and her husband Patrick of Lake Placid. She is also survived by 25 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and several cousins.
There are no calling hours. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Burial will be at North Elba Cemetery.