ONEONTA – Barbara Joan Cohn Peet passed away peacefully from Parkinson’s disease on May 27, 2022 in Punta Gorda, FL.
She was born January 12, 1943, in Schenevus, NY, the daughter of Alva and Freda (Watson) Cohn. She grew up in Schenevus where she attended and graduated from Andrew S. Draper Central School.
When Barbara was married to Richard Peet, they lived in Oneonta, NY, before moving to Florida. They loved Zephyrhills where she lived for 25 years before moving to Punta Gorda, FL.
Barbara was an avid and talented golfer who played in many golf tournaments. When she had to give up her golf, she started painting. She specialized in flower pots and gave them to her family and friends.
Barbara is survived by her three children, Tammy Carey and husband, Dan, Joann Seltzer and husband, Steve, and David Doig and wife, Darline. Her grandchildren are Michael, Cory, Amanda and Michelle Cary, Anthony, Ashlee, Jackie and Stephen Seltzer, and Justin and Jason Doig. She is also survived by 11 great-grandchildren.
Both her husband, Richard Peet, and her sister, Elanor Spranger, have pre-deceased Barbara. She is survived by her brother, Ronald Cohn and wife, Mary, of Michigan and her sister, Elaine Bresee, and husband Marc, of Milford Center, NY, as well as many nieces and nephews.
A private service will be held for the family in Lauren’s, NY. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to remember Barbara may make a donation to the Susquehanna SPCA 5082-5088 NY-28 Cooperstown, New York 133266