Barbara Dawn McLee

September 3, 1945September 22, 2020

Barbara McLee (Barbs) passed away peacefully on September 22nd, 2020. She was 75 years young. Born and raised in Nyack, New York to Franklin and Grace Bohr. She moved to Columbia, South Carolina in September 2013. Barbara was a retired Hospice Health Care employee with Nyack Hospital for 25 years.

Barbarba had a passion for coffee and food. She had a zest for life especially spending time near water. Barbara wants it to be very clear that in the end she died of natural causes and not that “God Damn CoronaVirus!”

She is survived by her 8 children Franklin Bohr of NY, Darryl Johnson of NY, Greg Johnson of NY, April Diata of Beaufort, SC; Grace Valentine of Ossining, NY; Hilda (Hassie) Norris of Columbia, SC and Archie (Jay) McLee of Salisbury Mills, NY and Doris Avendano Weber, NY. Fourteen grandchildren, Timothy McLee of New Rochelle, NY; Taylor, Tateum & Trent Valentine of Ossining, NY; Jaylin Owens and Joshua Norris of Columbia,SC; Bruce, Justin, Brent McLee of Salisbury Mills, NY; Jessica McLee Tanner of Frisco, Texas, Frank and Travis Bohr of NY, Anthony Johnson of NY and Izzy Weber of NY and 3 remaining siblings Helen Tart, Pennsylvania, Sandra Ford and Linda Carron, Florida. Her best friend and honorary sister Beverly Reed, SC. She has 6 Great Grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her parents, three sisters Jeanette Fox, Madeline Bohr and Brenda Rose, brother Billy Bohr and her loving husband Bruce McLee.

In keeping with Barbara’s wishes there will be no ceremony held, but instead her children will handle her ashes as she requested.


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Marlena Peterson

September 28, 2020

Aunt Barbara will surely be missed she was one of the aunts that had a laugh that made you laugh and was tough as nails, out spoken and I always thought of her as a classy lady I know my mom her sister Linda will miss her too as we all will God rest and enjoy your time now with your parents, siblings, and husband R.I.P 😇

Carlotta Downing

September 25, 2020

I remember when my Uncle Bruce introduced me to his new wife Aunt Barbara! They had just gotten married! I was a teenager and I made a flower corsage and gave it to her! She was a beautiful woman and she will be missed! My sympathies and prayers go out to her children and other family members!


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