Phelps - Barbara F. Weitzel, age 70, died on Sunday (January 6, 2013) at Strong Memorial Hospital.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Cheney Funeral Home, 70 Main Street Phelps. Funeral services will follow at Noon with the Rev. A.J. Tierson officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Clifton Springs.
It is requested that memorial donations be made to the Ontario ARC 3071 County Complex Drive, Canandaigua, NY 14424.
Mrs. Weitzel was born on January 22, 1942 in Amsterdam, N.Y. the daughter of the late Roy and Elizabeth Geiger Sherman. She was a 1960 graduate of Clifton Springs High School and also graduated from cosmetology school for hairdressing. Mrs. Weitzel and her husband started Finger Lakes Fire Extinguisher which she has continued to run with her son Douglas after her husbands passing. She enjoyed crafts, and was always finding a way to help her friends. Her favorite activity was going to Finger Lakes Casino. Most importantly was She was a loving devoted Mother and Grandmother.
Mrs. Weitzel is survived by her daughter, Janet DeMay of Phelps; son, Douglas (Alicia) Weitzel of Clifton Springs; two granddaughters, Mackenzie and Kaitlyn Weitzel; brother, Bud (Helen) Sherman of Farmington; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis who died in 2008.