Barbara Haehl

Obituary of Barbara J. Haehl

Oneida-Barbara Jean (Hoadley) Haehl, age 84, of Pratt Drive passed away Friday, January 29, 2021 at the Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare Center. She was born on February 20, 1936 in Rochester, New York, the only daughter of the late Donald and Beatrice (VanNortwick) Hoadley. She was predeceased by her three brothers, Donald, Robert, and Jack. Barbara was the 1952 Harvest Queen for the Town of Greece and the Alternate Harvest Queen for Monroe County. She was a 1953 graduate of Charlotte High School. On October 2, 1954, Barbara and Robert A. Haehl were united in Holy Matrimony at Our Mother of Sorrows Church in Greece, New York, a vow of love they shared for over sixty-six years. Together, they raised six children, living in Irondequoit, NY from 1962-1985. They spent a year in East Greenbush, NY, before moving to White Lake in 1986. In 2000, they moved to their current home in Oneida. Barbara worked for Kodak for several years. She was very active at St. Margaret Mary's Church Association and School PTA, as well as the Bishop Kearney PTA and the Marching Kings. She also sang in the choir at St. Mary of the Snows Church in Otter Lake, NY for several years, led Girl Scout troops, and was always willing to lend a hand. Together, Barbara and Bob traveled to Ireland, Italy, England, as well as Florida and Georgia, Maine, and New England. Barbara enjoyed her travels, but was always happiest at home with her family. Prior to her retirement, Barbara was an assessor for the Town of Forestport. In her spare time she enjoyed sewing and reading, times spent on White Lake and most of all her time spent with family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, whom she adored. Surviving are her husband Robert A. "Bob" Haehl, her children and their spouses, Kathleen (George) Karpus, Robert II (Ellen) Haehl, Barbara "Kim" (Doug) Kuszlyk, Gregory (Nora) Haehl, Donald (Deborah) Haehl, and Patricia (Andrew) Pennise, her grandchildren, Karin (Joseph) Anello, Katie (Christopher) McCormick, William "Billy" Popham, Jennifer (Jeffrey) Valentine, Elizabeth Temple, Matthew Cafer, Dianna Kuszlyk, Nicholas Kuszlyk, Monica (Steve) Kean, Catherine (Mack Flaherty) Haehl, Gregory Haehl II, Jonathan Haehl, Alexandria Haehl, Alana Haehl, Patrick (Kristina Brant) Pennise, Sarah Pennise, Matthew Pennise, and Thomas Pennise, eight great-grandchildren, Kayla, Jackson, Mason, Clara, Meredith, Allison, Cameron, and Raymond, as well as many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, February 5, 2021 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Malecki Funeral Home, 464 Sherrill Rd., Sherrill, where CDC regulations of face coverings and social distancing will be practiced. A celebration of Barbara's life will be held at the Funeral Liturgy at St. Helena's Church, 210 Primo Ave., Sherrill, on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. The Rite of Committal will follow the Funeral Liturgy in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Rochester, NY. Online condolences may be sent to
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Visitation at Funeral Home

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, February 5, 2021
Malecki Funeral Home Inc.
464 Sherrill Rd.
Sherrill, New York, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Saturday, February 6, 2021
St. Helena's Church
210 Primo Ave.
Sherrill, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Holy Sepluchere Cemetery
2461 Lake Ave.
Rochester, New York, United States
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