Barbara Piper

Barbara B. Piper

1931 - 2023

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Barbara B. Piper, age 91, of Lewiston died Monday, March 27th, 2023, at Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston, NY. Barbara was born June 6th, 1931, in Niagara Falls, NY. She is the daughter of the late James T. and the late Catherine (Mullane) Bush. She married Harry "Casey" Piper on August 28, 1954. He predeceased her on December 9th, 1999. Barbara was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend to many. Her grace, smile and spiritual essence filled the room wherever she went. Barbara's deep spirituality was the foundation of her quiet determination, and her gracious kindness resonated with everyone she met. She was the former President of the Lewiston Garden Club, sang in the church choir for many years and was a wonderful homemaker and gracious hostess. Her home was always open to family and friends. She is survived by her daughter Marcia (Bruce) Pitman and a son Brian (Zuzana) Piper; her brother, James Bush (Linda Surace); sisters Carolyn (late DeVillo) Gray and Judith (late Jerome) Casper; grandchildren, Amelia Piper, and Mark Pitman. She is predeceased by a son, Bruce Piper, a grandson Eric Pitman, her sister, Marion (late Phillip) Zasucha, and her sister-in-law Connie Bush. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, April 4th from 3-6 PM at Hardison Funeral Home, 401 Ridge St. (N. Fourth & Ridge Streets), Lewiston, NY. Burial will take place in Niagara Falls Memorial Park Cemetery prior to her memorial service. A memorial service will be held 11:00 am on Wednesday, April 5th at First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston, 505 Cayuga St., Lewiston, NY with the Rev. Laura Norris-Buisch presiding. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston, 505 Cayuga St., Lewiston, NY 14092. Please visit
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3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Hardison Funeral Home - Lewiston
N. Fourth & Ridge Streets
Lewiston, New York, United States
(716) 754-7963


11:00 am
Wednesday, April 5, 2023
First Presbyterian Church Of Lewiston
505 Cayuga St.
Lewiston, New York, United States
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