Steinhouse, 74, of Cape Vincent, passed away on Dec. 1.
Born Dec. 12, 1938, in Philadelphia, Pa., the daughter of
Robert and Madeline Alber Steinhouse, she attended Marple-Newtown
High School and graduated from St. Joseph’s
Barbara worked in a variety of jobs and ended her working
career at MBNA America in Wilmington, Delaware.
Upon retirement in 2000, she moved to the Village of Cape
Vincent and enjoyed living along the St. Lawrence
Barbara also enjoyed learning about the history of the area
and volunteered her time at the Cape Vincent Historical
Museum. She had a heart for animals with a history of
adopting rescued animals.
She loved them all – including her current pets (Sport
& Shrek). She generously donated a car to the
Philadelphia Zoo for a raffle that raised money to rebuild
the Primates House when it was destroyed in a terrible fire
Barbara enjoyed reading, working on her computer, playing
video games, gardening, and listening to music – and was a
big fan of Lady Gaga.
She was a Baltimore Ravens season ticket holder since 1996
and an Orioles fan in attendance when Cal Ripken played in
his 2131st consecutive game, breaking Lou Gehrig's record in
is survived by a step sitser, Lisa Ottinger, Upper Black
Eddy, Pa.; cousins, Dorothy Alber Hickman, George
Alber, Helen Alber Pitts and Linda Severance. She is beloved
by her long-time friends, Bobby, Kathy, Vincent and Marcus
Rando, Rising Sun, Maryland, and many other family members and
visitation will be held 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at
Cleveland Funeral Home, Cape Vincent. Service will be held
10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at St. Anastasia Roman Catholic
Church, 3301 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, Pa. Burial
will follow at St. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Springfield,
Donations can be made to the ASPCA.
Information provided by Cleveland Funeral Home and
Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.