Phyllis M. Barnes, 93

Feb 13, 2013

Phyllis M. Barnes, 93, passed away Feb. 10, 2013, at Harbor Hill. She was born July 29, 1919, in Colmar, Pa., the daughter of Jacob and Mary (Woodroffe) Sigafoos.

Phyllis was a member of Liberty Baptist Church, where she played the piano for 30 years. She was very involved in various ministries including teaching Sunday School and volunteering in the food pantry. Phyllis enjoyed gardening, embroidery, knitting and was an avid reader. She loved children and spent many years substitute-teaching and volunteering at Walker school in Liberty and at the Palermo school.

She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Arthur Barnes; a brother, Jacob Harvey Sigafoos; and two sisters, Catharine M. Connor and Elizabeth M. Capriotti.

Phyllis is survived by her daughter, Phyllis Albert, and her husband, Earle, of Liberty; her grandchildren, Catharine and Andrew Cloutier, Sergei and Vadim Albert; a niece; five nephews and special friends Toni and Jesse Clark.

Memorial services will be announced in the spring. Those who wish may make contributions in Phyllis’ memory to Liberty Baptist Food Pantry, P.O. Box 115, Liberty, ME 04949.

Arrangements are with Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

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