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Barbara M. (Russell) Miakisz

September 13, 2017

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Barbara M. Miakisz, 87, of formerly of Rotterdam, passed away peacefully at Saratoga Hospital on Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

Barbara was born in Schenectady on March 21, 1930 to the late James and Lillian Vasal Russell and was a graduate of Nott Terrace High School.  She was a homemaker and attended St. Madeleine-Sophie Church.

In addition to her parents, Barbara was also predeceased by her beloved husband Joseph Miakisz, who died in 1996 and her sister Delores Sivero.

She is survived by her three children: Joseph (Bev) Miakisz, Barbara (Bill) Keefer and James (Leslie) Miakisz, her sister Mickey Delanson of California, 8 grandchildren; Laurie Feldman, Dr. Jennifer Keefer, William Keefer, Joseph Miakisz, James Miakisz, Michael Miakisz, Cherie Grose and Justin Miakisz, 10 great grandchildren as well as cousins, nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday morning, 10 am at St. Madeleine-Sophie Church, 3500 Carman Rd. in Guilderland.

Burial will follow at St. John’s Cemetery.

 Service Information

Mass of Christian Burial
September 16, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Madeleine-Sophie Church
3500 Carman Rd.
Schenectady, New York 12303

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