Mrs. Barbara J. Wendt of Harriman, NY died Monday, April 29, 2013 at Orange Regional Medical Center, Middletown. She was 80.
She was born August 31, 1932 in Ft. Madison, IA, the daughter of the late Harold H. and the late Mildred Anna Finley Edlen.
Barbara was married for 42 years to Donald L. Wendt, Sr. prior to his death on March 10, 1999.
She was a LPN. She worked at Arden Hill Hospital, Goshen, NY for 18 years.
A family statement read: “Mom loved fishing for trout, big family gatherings, raising a large family and big holidays”
Surviving are her children, Kevin Hay of Athens, GA; Donald L. Wendt, Jr. of Boulder, CO and his son Dylan; Jean Lombardi of Port Jervis, NY and her children Jason and Diane; Catherine Porteous of Lakewood, CO and her children Andrew, Heaven and Angel; Louis Wendt and his wife Susan of North Kingston, RI and their children Ryan, Sean, Brian, Katie and Lou; Jerry Wendt of Denver, CO; Chris Wendt and his wife Nancy of Highland Mills, NY and their children Joshua and Faith; and William Wendt of Harriman, NY; two sisters, Sharon Hughes of Pontiac, MI and Catherine Whitmore of Donaldson, IA; a brother-in-law, Gerald Wendt and his wife Doris of Lusby, MD; very close friends, Barbara Bronk and Richard Cross family; one great granddaughter, Lili; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis on Saturday, May 4 at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Patt Kauffman officiating.
Burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush, NY.
Memorial contributions can be made to the patient activity fund at Valley View Center for Nursing Care & Rehabilitation, PO Box 59, Glenmere Cove Road, Goshen, NY 10924.