Barbara Comstock

Obituary of Barbara J. Comstock

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Comstock, Barbara J.– on Jan. 12, 2023, age 92, of Vero Beach, FL, formerly of Oyster Bay and East Norwich, NY. Born on January 13, 1930 to Jessica and Harold Kraft, she graduated Oyster Bay High School in 1947. She then went on to graduate from Katherine Gibbs School, and worked for 41 years in Governmental Service as Executive Secretary to the Town Attorney (Oyster Bay, LI, NY), and legal secretary to Justice of the Supreme Court. Vice President and long time executive committee member of the Theodore Roosevelt Association. Chairperson of Commissioning Dinner for the nuclear aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt CVN-71 and documented Plank Owner and Tail Hooker of this ship.


Barbara was a Theodore Roosevelt Association delegate for the presentation to President Ronald Reagan at the White House of the Nobel Peace Prize previously awarded to President Theodore Roosevelt. She was a continuing member of the National Republican Party, and participant in campaign election activities for many local and presidential campaigns. She was a devoted lifelong member parishioner and alter guild member at Christ Episcopal Church (Oyster Bay, NY).


Beloved wife of late Walter for over 60 years. Loving mother Pamela Swenson (Jeffery). Cherished grandmother Brian Southey, and Lauren Southey. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Chapel Service, Memorial Cemetery of St. John's Church Saturday, May 6 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Memorial Cemetery of St. John's Church.


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