PITTSFIELD – Alta M. Johndro, 98, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, at Sebasticook Health Care Facility. She was born Aug. 27, 1905 in Fort Fairfield, the daughter of Leslie and Josephine (Devoe) Barnes. She was a longtime resident of Exeter, and then of Pittsfield. Alta is survived by one brother, Fred Barnes of Limestone; two sons, Eugene of St. Albans and Richard of Milford and their wives; five daughters, Leona of Exeter, Dot St. Pierre of Connecticut, Jeanette Martin of Dexter, Isabelle McKeon and Charlene Powell, both of Texas; a daughter-in-law, Joan (Leavitt) Johndro of Corinna and all of their extended families. She took great pride in her many grand, great-grand, and great-great-grand-children, including her grandson, Percy Johndro II, of Newport who lived with her in his youth. Alta was predeceased by her husband, Edmund Johndro; four brothers, Clarence, Percy, Orin and Thomas Barnes; one sister, Stella Powers; and two sons, Robert and Percy Johndro. Visitation will be held 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4., with a 1 p.m. funeral service at the Donald H. Shorey Funeral Chapel, 35 Hartland Ave., Pittsfield. Burial will take place at the Village Cemetery in Corinna.