O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Barbara A. Dry

Mrs. Barbara A. Dry, 81, of Salamanca, NY died early Tuesday morning, July 13, 2021 at Olean General Hospital following a long illness.

Born February 28, 1940 in Salamanca, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Mary Belicia Laieski. She was married on June 13, 1959 in St. Patrick’s RC Church to Mr. David Dry, who survives.

She was a homemaker, had previously been employed with Icky’s Cookies in Olean, NY, and the Buffalo News Company.

Barbara was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She loved tending her flower gardens and had a love of animals, especially her dogs.

Surviving besides her husband are: a daughter, Judy (Len) Zlockie, Great Valley, NY; a son, Richard (Judy) Dry, Port St. John, FL; four granddaughters, Ashley (Jayson) Neumann, Hillsborough, NC, Mindy (Zac) Brigante, Port St. John, FL, Morgan Zlockie, Great Valley, NY, Abby Dry, Port St. John, FL; three grandsons, Matthew (Britany) Dry, Eglin AFB, FL, Luke Zlockie, Toronto, CA, Mark Dry, Port St. John, FL; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by three sisters, Esther Dolecki, Marguerite Shonitsky, Dolores McCartney, and a brother, Leonard Laieski.

There will be no visitation.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in Our Lady of Peace Parish, 274 Broad Street, Salamanca, NY on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Mariusz Sierhart, pastor, as celebrant.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY.

E-condolences can be sent to orourke.orourkefh@gmail.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.