Barbara L. Rudzianski passed away Wednesday (May 9, 2018) at age 70, after a long illness.
Services will be at 12 p.m. Saturday (May 12) at Lyons Ward Chapel, 954 Sohn-
Memorials to Catholic Charities Communities Services, 1099 Jay St. Bldg. J, Rochester, 14611 or to a charity of ones choice.
Barbara was born at home on August 18, 1947, town of Newburgh, daughter of Russell and Nellie Smith Ackerman. Barbara loved working for Catholic Charities Community Services, but loved working with her clients so much more. She was also an active foster parent for over 20 years.
Survived by brother, Steven Ackerman of Clyde; sister, Joan Tompkin of Schenectady; four children John J. Rudzianski Jr. (Melanie) of Kingsley Pa., William S. Rudzianski (Mary Toothaker) of S. Glens Falls, Denise D. Van Patten of Seneca Falls, Tia M. LaCroix (Ronnie) of Waterloo. She will be missed by all including eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and numerous foster children.
Predeceased by her husband of 26 years, Joseph E. Rudzianski (2012); brother, Russell Ackerman; sister, Sue Peters (husband Peeps)