Stephen R. Barney, 30, Brasher Falls
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 9:51 pm

Stephen R. Barney, 30, 1043 State Highway 420, passed away on Sunday afternoon, October 20, 2013, at the Massena Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his loving family and friends. Stevie-Doo had been under the loving care and compassion of his parents for many years.

Stephen was born on November 15, 1982, in Malone, the son of Royas and Judith Ash Barney. He was a 2001 graduate of St. Lawrence Central. Stevie-Doo loved country music and all of his musical toys. He was filled with love overflowing for his nieces and nephews, and enjoyed all his family, as he was definitely a people person.

Stephen is survived by his loving parents, Royas and Judy, Brasher Falls; his brothers, Henry Barney, Brasher Falls, and Jason Barney and Kaliegh DeCarr, North Bangor; his maternal grandmother, Ann and Scott Young, Massena; several aunts and uncles; nine nieces and nephews; and one great nephew.

He was predeceased by his brother, Roy Rufus Barney on December 16, 2007; his paternal grandparents, Herbert and Frances Barney; and his maternal grandfather Rufus Ash.

Friends may call at the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, with Rev. Scott D. Fobare celebrating. Burial will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery, Massena, NY.

Arrangements are with the Donaldson Funeral Home, where memories and condolences may be shared online at