Elane Barend

Obituary of Elane Barend

ELANE STEIDLE BAREND "Fluffie" BRISTOL/EDGEWATER, FL: Elane Barend, 73, suddenly went to be with the Lord on January 30, in Daytona Beach, Florida. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 52 years Raymond B., her children Raymond J. (Lori) Barend, Linda Barend, Penny (Tim) Hensler and Heidi (Skip) Guerrie and 73 foster children. She is also survived by her ten grandchildren Steven, Jason, Alyssa, RayLyn, Bryce, Noelle, Brynne, Clarissa, Sabryna and Owen and three great grandchildren. She will also be missed by her brothers Robert (Linda) Steidle and Gerald (Jean) Steidle, her sisters Patty Steidle and Linda (Doug) Anderson, many dear nieces, nephews and devoted friends. She was preceded in death by her parents Elmer and Marion Steidle, her brother Richard C. Steidle, her adoptive mother Marion Tacy and her nephew Doug Anderson. Elane loved everyone and she spent her life caring about others. She was particularly close to her extended family and friends. Elane and Ray were married on April 16, 1955. Besides being a loving wife and raising her children, Elane was known as the "Fabric Lady" in Bristol. She loved to read, sew, spend time with her grandchildren, sit on the beach, visit with her family and friends and "hit" all the garage sales. Elane was a lifelong member of the Harmony Circle and a member of the Bristol Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She was very devout in her religious beliefs. Friends may call at the Fuller Funeral Home, 190 Buffalo St., Canandaigua Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Family and friends are invited to attend her funeral Mass Thursday morning at 10 o'clock at St. Mary's Church in Honeoye. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Bristol. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bristol Harmony Circle, c/o Bristol Library, 6750 County Road 32, Canandaigua, NY or to the American Diabetes Association. Wednesday February 6, 2008, 2 - 4 p.m. - 7 - 9 p.m. at Fuller Funeral Home, Inc. Click for Map and Directions Thursday February 7, 2008, 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Honeoye Click for Map and Directions

Calling Hours

2:00 pm
Wednesday, February 6, 2008
Fuller Funeral Home, Inc.
190 Buffalo Street
Canandaigua, New York, United States

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Thursday, February 7, 2008
St. Mary's Church, Honeoye
Honeoye, New York, United States
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