Barbara  Wrisley


Barbara Ann Vaughan Wrisley passed away at CVPH Medical Center on July 6, 2019, at the age of 84, with family by her side. She was a devoted wife and mother.
During her lifetime she was active in the Westport community. She was a Girl Scout leader, 4-H leader, Sunday School superintendent of the Westport Federated Church, active member of the Elizabethtown Westport Garden Club, Red Hats and Member of the Westport cemetery committee. She and her husband ran a small grocery store on Main Street in Westport for a short time. She was employed at the Champlain National Bank until she owned her own business, Buttercup Florist in Port Henry, N.Y.
She has knitted and crocheted many mittens, hats, and blankets that were donated to many charities. She and her husband provided hay for the Word of Life horses in Schroon Lake, N.Y., for many years.
She is survived by her 3 children, her daughter Tracey(David) Sayre of Westport, N.Y., and sons Mark (Cindy) Wrisley of Essex, N.Y., Russ (Elizabeth) Wrisley, of Booneville, N.Y. Nine grandsons: Jason (Heather) Sayre, Eric (Kathleen) Sayre, Kenneth Sayre, Kevin (MaryBeth) Sayre, Clayton Wrisley, Derrick Wrisley and fiancee Emily Colvin, Seaver Wrisley, Tyler Wrisley, and Connor Wrisley. Seven great-grandchildren, Olivia, David, Alyssa, Nathan, Zoey, Kaleb, and Noah Sayre. Siblings, Richard Vaughan (Sandy Lashomb), Terry Judith Vaughan VanEvera (William), Frank Jeffery Vaughan (Electa) and sister-in-law Lucille Wrisley of New Jersey, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She is preceded by her husband, Donald E. Wrisley; they were married 61 years, her parents, Rupert and Alysa(Barber) Vaughan, her sister, Nancy lee Vaughan Carter, her in-laws: Charles (Jane) Wrisley, Marvin Wrisley, Raymond (Valerie) Wrisley and Mildred Wrisley.
Calling hours will be Saturday, July 13, 2019, from 10 to 12 at Heald Funeral Home in Elizabethtown, N.Y. A funeral service will follow at 12 Noon in the funeral home chapel. Interment of both Donald and Barbara Wrisley will follow immediately after at Black Brook Cemetery in Westport, N.Y.
A reception will follow the burial at the home of Barbara and Donald.
Donations can be made to the Westport Cemetery Association.
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