Verna R. Bailey, 91, of Newfane, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving children May 10, 2022.
She was born August 4, 1930 in the Town of Hartland a daughter of the late Emory and Rose (Schultz) Bluman. Verna was a lifelong resident of Hartland and Newfane. She was a member of the Buffalo Club of the Deaf. Verna enjoyed baking, dancing, gardening, playing cards and had traveled to all but 2 states. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family.
She was predeceased by her husbands, Clarence O. Bailey in 1990 and Robert Wesolowski 2018. She is survived by her children, Arlene J. Smith, David J. (Susan) Bailey, Barbara J. (Christopher) Aikin, Gary J. (Lori Wagner) Bailey, Robert J. (Kathy) Bailey and Pamela J. (Brian) Rakfeldt; 12 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and 2 on the way.
The family will receive friends at the Sherrie Bream and Kenneth H. Sherrie Funeral Home 4521 Main St. Gasport on Saturday May 14, from 10:00am-12:00pm. Verna’s funeral service will follow at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 7147 Ridge Rd. Lockport at 12:30pm. Interment will be in Hartland Central Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Buffalo Club of The Deaf, 2275 Clinton St. Buffalo, NY 14206 or Miller Hose Co. 6161 McKee St. Newfane, NY 14108.
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