Barbara Wheeler

Barbara May Wheeler

1934 - 2012

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WHEELER Barbara M. (Tuttle) Age 78 of Cayuta, NY passed away peacefully on Friday July 6, 2012 at home surrounded by her loving family following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born February 15 , 1934 in Elmira, NY and was the daughter of the late James and Victoria FialaTuttle of Dundee, NY. She graduated from Dundee Central School and attended Alfred University. She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, David L. Wheeler; her brother : James Tuttle Jr. of Dundee , NY ; her children, Stephen L. (Donna) Wheeler of Cayuta, NY; Anne M. (John) Mace of Odessa, NY; Michael J. Wheeler of Cayuta, NY; Kathleen D. (Martin) Vondracek of Odessa, NY; Mary L. (Kevin) Root of Van Etten, NY; Paul F. (Jill) Wheeler of Watkins Glen, NY; Elizabeth (Ryan) Ayers of Cayuta, NY; 18 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren ; several nieces , nephews , cousins and a host of caring friends. Mrs. Wheeler was an exceptional wife, mother and friend, known for her ability to create beautiful quilts and clothing for family and friends. Mrs. Wheeler professionally worked for the Schuyler County Ambulance Association, the Schuyler County Board of Elections, Attorneys James Buyoucous and James Kerwan, the Social Security Administration, Cornell University, and retired from the NY State Dept. of Corrections. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS , NY on Monday July 9 , 2012 from 5-7 PM. Barbara's Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday July 10 , 2012 at 10 AM. Interment in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Odessa , NY . Flowers are acceptable or those wishing may remember Mrs. Wheeler through memorials to Southern Tier Hospice 11751 East Corning Road Corning , NY 14830.
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