Shortsville, NY ó Barbara Louise Reehil, died Thursday, September 14, 2017, at the House of John in Clifton Springs surrounded by her loving husband and family.
Born in 1937, the oldest daughter of Arthur and Dorothy (Campbell) Millan in Jersey City, NJ, Barbara graduated from Lincoln High School in 1955, and soon after married Edward George Reehil, her devoted husband of 61 years.
Barbara appreciated antiques and crafts and established the Cedar Chest Antiques in Henrietta, NY during the 1970s. She later worked for SenDEC Corporation, a company co-founded by her husband Edward in Fairport, NY. She was involved with the Antiquarian Society, a knit and stitch group where she made hats donated to the needy, she enjoyed sailing with her husband and friends from the Canandaigua Lake Yacht Club and working out at the YMCA in Canandaigua with her friends in the Silver Sneakers.
She is survived by her husband Edward, sister Carlene Mead (Harold), her children Roy (Patricia), Glen (Karen Trost), Kim Harrell, grandchildren Ashley (Joe), Tyler (Beth), Ethan, and many in her extended family that cared for her deeply.
A memorial service was celebrated at St. Johnís Episcopal Church in Clifton Springs, NY at 2:00 PM Saturday, September 16.
Gifts in lieu of flowers may be sent to:
The Canandaigua Family YMCA, 32 North Main St. Canandaigua, NY 14424,
The House of John,
14 Spring St., Clifton Springs, NY 14432, or
St. Johnís Episcopal
Church, 32 East Main St. Clifton Springs, NY 14432.